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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Portage  \Port"age\  (?;  48),  n.  [From  2d  {Port}.]  (Naut.) 
  a  A  sailor's  wages  when  in  port. 
  b  The  amount  of  a  sailor's  wages  for  a  voyage. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Portage  \Port"age\,  n.  [3d  {Port}.] 
  A  porthole.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Portage  \Por"tage\,  n.  [F.,  from  porter  to  carry.  See  {Port}  to 
  carry.] 
  1.  The  act  of  carrying  or  transporting. 
 
  2.  The  price  of  carriage;  porterage.  --Bp.  Fell. 
 
  3.  Capacity  for  carrying;  tonnage.  [Obs.]  --Hakluyt. 
 
  4.  A  carry  between  navigable  waters.  See  3d  {Carry}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Portage  \Por"tage\,  v.  t.  &  i. 
  To  carry  (goods,  boats,  etc.)  overland  between  navigable 
  waters. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  portage 
  n  1:  the  cost  of  carrying  or  transporting 
  2:  overland  route  between  navigable  waterways 
  3:  carrying  boats  and  supplies  overland 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Portage,  IN  (city,  FIPS  61092) 
  Location:  41.58670  N,  87.18152  W 
  Population  (1990):  29060  (10864  housing  units) 
  Area:  53.9  sq  km  (land),  0.5  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  46368 
  Portage,  ME 
  Zip  code(s):  04768 
  Portage,  MI  (city,  FIPS  65560) 
  Location:  42.20138  N,  85.59055  W 
  Population  (1990):  41042  (16133  housing  units) 
  Area:  83.4  sq  km  (land),  7.3  sq  km  (water) 
  Portage,  OH  (village,  FIPS  64108) 
  Location:  41.32378  N,  83.64792  W 
  Population  (1990):  469  (168  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  43451 
  Portage,  PA  (borough,  FIPS  62048) 
  Location:  40.38676  N,  78.67550  W 
  Population  (1990):  3105  (1380  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Portage,  UT  (town,  FIPS  61590) 
  Location:  41.97656  N,  112.23779  W 
  Population  (1990):  218  (80  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Portage,  WI  (city,  FIPS  64100) 
  Location:  43.54794  N,  89.46590  W 
  Population  (1990):  8640  (3556  housing  units) 
  Area:  21.3  sq  km  (land),  1.9  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  53901 




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