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cabotage

[kab-uh-tij, kab-uh-tahzh] /ˈkæb ə tɪdʒ, ˌkæb əˈtɑʒ/
noun
1.
navigation or trade along the coast.
2.
Aviation. the legal restriction to domestic carriers of air transport between points within a country's borders.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < French, derivative of caboter to sail coastwise, verbal derivative of Middle French cabo < Spanish cabo headland, cape2; see -age
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cabotage

/ˈkæbəˌtɑːʒ/
noun
1.
(nautical) coastal navigation or shipping, esp within the borders of one country
2.
reservation to a country's carriers of its internal traffic, esp air traffic
Word Origin
C19: from French, from caboter to sail near the coast, apparently from Spanish cabocape²
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