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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. goods carried by a large vehicle;
[syn: cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cargo \Car"go\, n.; pl. Cargoes. [Sp. cargo, carga, burden, load, from cargar to load, from cargar to load, charge, See Charge.] The lading or freight of a ship or other vessel; the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a vessel or boat; load; freight. [1913 Webster] Cargoes of food or clothing. --E. Everett. [1913 Webster] Note: The term cargo, in law, is usually applied to goods only, and not to live animals or persons. --Burill. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cargo n 1: goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

63 Moby Thesaurus words for "cargo": baggage, bale, burden, burdening, burthen, carload, cartload, charge, charging, consignment, cross, cumber, cumbrance, deadweight, difficulty, disadvantage, drag, duty, embarrassment, encumbrance, freight, freightage, goods, hamper, handicap, haul, impediment, impedimenta, imposition, inconvenience, incubus, incumbency, lading, load, loading, luggage, lumber, merchandise, millstone, onus, oppression, overload, overtaxing, overweighting, pack, payload, penalty, pressure, saddling, shipload, shipment, superincumbency, surcharge, task, tax, taxing, trailerload, trainload, trouble, truckload, vanload, weight, white elephant
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

CARGO, mar. law. The entire load of a ship or other vessel. Abb. on Sh. Index, h.t.; 1 Dall. 197; Merl. Rep. h.t.; 2 Gill & John. 136. This term is usually applied to goods only, and does not include human beings. 1 Phill. Ins. 185; 4 Pick. 429. But in a more extensive and less technical sense, it includes persons; thus we say a cargo of emigrants. See 7 Mann. Gr. 729, 744.