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English definition of “baggage”


noun [U]     /ˈbæɡɪdʒ/ (UK also luggage) TRANSPORT
the cases , bags , etc. that you take with you when you travel : Have a name tag on each piece of baggage. You'll need to put any sharp objects into your checked baggage.
carry-on/hand baggage cases or bags that you take onto a plane with you and are not checked in: I only had carry-on baggage so I went straight to the departure gate .
excess baggage bags , cases , etc. that weigh more than the weight you are allowed to take onto a plane , or the extra money you have to pay for it to be taken: On the return trip we were charged $80 excess baggage.
(Definition of baggage noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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