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Definition of "luggage" []

  • Containers for a traveler's belongings. (noun)
  • The cases and belongings of a traveler. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "luggage" in a sentence
  • "If the customs officer snatches a piece of my luggage, it will in general itself be luggage; if adoring groupies snatch an article of my clothing, it will be clothing; for ˜luggage™ and ˜clothing™ are mass nouns."
  • "After you land at Heathrow, and once you get your luggage (if you get your luggage*) you have a number of choices for getting into London."
  • "The ship has not yet arrived, but will doubtless be here in a few moments, the bad weather having delayed her; and my luggage is all hurried down to the tender, where I should be sent, too, did I not wail with hunger."