Learner's definition of TRANSPORTATION
the act or process of moving people or things from one place to another
a way of traveling from one place to another place
I was left without transportation [=(chiefly Brit) transport] when the car broke down.
modern air transportation [=travel in airplanes, helicopters, etc.]
The hotel offers free ground transportation to and from the airport. [=the hotel has vehicles that will take you to and from the airport for free]
a system for moving passengers or goods from one place to another
high speed rail transportation
He was the U.S. Secretary of Transportation under President Reagan.
You can go almost anywhere in New York City using public transportation. [=a system of trains, buses, etc., that is paid for or run by the government]
a method of punishment used in the past especially in Britain in which criminals were sent to live in a distant country