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Definition of "land-carriage" [land-carriage]

  • Carriage or transportation by land. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "land-carriage" in a sentence
  • "On page 28: “As by means of water-carriage a more extensive market is opened to every sort of industry then what land-carriage alone afford it, so it us upon the sea-coast and along the banks of navigable rivers, that industry of every kind begins to subdivide and improve itself.”"
  • "Between these two cities caravans are continually passing, and a large trade is carried on; but Mr. Jackson observes, that the expense of land-carriage by means of camels is more moderate than that by water, and that the journey also is more agreeable!"
  • "If the small cataract referred to were to be avoided, the land-carriage beyond would only be about two miles."