[ kab-uh-tij, kab-uh-tahzh ]
/ ˈkæb ə tɪdʒ, ˌkæb əˈtɑʒ /
navigation or trade along the coast.
Aviation. the legal restriction to domestic carriers of air transport between points within a country's borders.
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Example sentences from the Web for cabotage
And navigation, cabotage excepted, must be open to merchantmen of all nations, but foreign men-of-war need not be admitted.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for cabotage
/ (ˈkæbəˌtɑːʒ) /
nautical coastal navigation or shipping, esp within the borders of one country
reservation to a country's carriers of its internal traffic, esp air traffic
Word Origin for cabotage
C19: from French, from caboter to sail near the coast, apparently from Spanish cabo cape ²
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