The definition of cargo means items that are carried in a ship, train, truck, plane, etc.
An example of cargo is a combination of plumbing parts carried to its destination on a plane.
Cargo being loaded onto a truck.
cargo definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. cargoes or cargos
the load of commodities carried by a ship, airplane, truck, etc.; freight
Origin: Spanish burden ; from cargar, to load, impose taxes ; from Vulgar Latin carricare: see charge
cargo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. car·goes
The freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle.
Origin: Spanish, from cargar, to load, from Late Latin carricāre, from Latin carrus, a Gallic type of wagon; see kers- in Indo-European roots.
cargo - Business Definition
Goods or commodities transported on a train, ship, truck, or other vehicle.