portage


portage
portage early 15c., "action of carrying," from O.Fr. portage "tax paid on entering a town," from porter "to carry," from L. portare "to carry" (see PORT (Cf. port) (1)). Sense of "carrying of boats from one navigable water to another" is from 1690s, reinforced in Canadian French.

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  • Portage — Portage, WI U.S. city in Wisconsin Population (2000): 9728 Housing Units (2000): 3970 Land area (2000): 8.293974 sq. miles (21.481293 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.726675 sq. miles (1.882080 sq. km) Total area (2000): 9.020649 sq. miles (23.363373 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Portage — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Captura de pantalla. Portage es el gestor de paquetes oficial de la distribución de Linux Gentoo. Portage (implementado en Python y Bash) está inspirado en los ports BSD, aunque implementa ciertas características… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Portage, IN — U.S. city in Indiana Population (2000): 33496 Housing Units (2000): 13375 Land area (2000): 25.456487 sq. miles (65.931996 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.970463 sq. miles (5.103475 sq. km) Total area (2000): 27.426950 sq. miles (71.035471 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Portage, MI — U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 44897 Housing Units (2000): 18880 Land area (2000): 32.203165 sq. miles (83.405811 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.822819 sq. miles (7.311068 sq. km) Total area (2000): 35.025984 sq. miles (90.716879 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Portage, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 428 Housing Units (2000): 166 Land area (2000): 1.496760 sq. miles (3.876591 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.496760 sq. miles (3.876591 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Portage, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 2837 Housing Units (2000): 1367 Land area (2000): 0.665538 sq. miles (1.723735 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.665538 sq. miles (1.723735 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Portage, UT — U.S. town in Utah Population (2000): 257 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 2.283280 sq. miles (5.913668 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.283280 sq. miles (5.913668 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Portage, WI — U.S. city in Wisconsin Population (2000): 9728 Housing Units (2000): 3970 Land area (2000): 8.293974 sq. miles (21.481293 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.726675 sq. miles (1.882080 sq. km) Total area (2000): 9.020649 sq. miles (23.363373 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places