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CABOTAGE

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 923 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CABOTAGE, the French term for coasting-trade, a coast-pilotage. It is probably derived from cabot, a small boat, with which the name Cabot may be connected; the conjecture that923 the word comes from cabo, the Spanish for cape, and means " sailing from cape to cape," has little foundation.
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