Im`por*ta"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. importation. See Import, v. t.]

1.

The act of carrying, conveying, or delivering.

[R.]

2.

The act or practice of importing, or bringing into a country or state; -- opposed to exportation.

3.

That which is imported; commodities or wares introduced into a country from abroad.

 

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