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Definition of Ferry


  1. To carry or transport over a river, strait, or other narrow water, in a boat.
  2. To pass over water in a boat or by a ferry.
  3. A place where persons or things are carried across a river, arm of the sea, etc., in a ferryboat.
  4. A vessel in which passengers and goods are conveyed over narrow waters; a ferryboat; a wherry.
  5. A franchise or right to maintain a vessel for carrying passengers and freight across a river, bay, etc., charging tolls.
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Ferry Translations

ferry in Dutch is overzetboot, pontveer, pont, bak
ferry in Finnish is proomu
ferry in French is bac
ferry in Italian is traghetto
ferry in Norwegian is ferje, ferje
ferry in Portuguese is balsa
ferry in Spanish is transbordador, balsa