Carrying-place



portage (def 3).
Historical Examples

According to their information, we should find their friends above and below the carrying-place.
Voyages from Montreal Through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in 1789 and 1793 Alexander Mackenzie

We then moved from the north end of the glades, and encamped at the carrying-place.
Captives Among the Indians James Smith

When he had lived with Gunna-go-let three months, she packed up and moved her wigwam to the carrying-place, now Lewiston.
Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier Frank H. Severance

He was told, weeks before he got here, that there was a carrying-place across the great hills to the western waters.
The Young Alaskans on the Trail Emerson Hough

Lad, you cannot recall it, yet this village was but a carrying-place when I came.
Cardigan Robert W. Chambers

He expected to meet him, he said, at the other end of the carrying-place.
Voyages from Montreal Through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in 1789 and 1793 Alexander Mackenzie

We soon after came to the carrying-place called the Portage de la Montagne de Roche.
Voyages from Montreal Through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in 1789 and 1793 Alexander Mackenzie

Our people returned, having left their loads mid-way on the carrying-place.
Voyages from Montreal Through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in 1789 and 1793 Alexander Mackenzie

The carrying-place is about half a mile over, with an Indian path across it.
Voyages from Montreal Through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in 1789 and 1793 Alexander Mackenzie

On September 7th, news was received that the French had been seen within four miles of the carrying-place.
The Student’s Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving Washington Irving

noun
(Canadian) another name for portage

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