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cargo

  

      n   pl   , -goes, -gos  
1   
a    goods carried by a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle; freight  
b    (as modifier)  
a cargo vessel     
2    any load  
the train pulled in with its cargo of new arrivals     
     (C17: from Spanish: from cargar to load, from Late Latin carricare to load a vehicle, from carrus car)  


cargo cult  
      n   a religious movement of the SW Pacific, characterized by expectation of the return of spirits in ships or aircraft carrying goods that will provide for the needs of the followers  
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cargo cult, Caro, CAR, carol

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