What does the word exportation mean?

Usage examples for exportation

  1. That which is employed in the trade of exportation has the least effect of any of the three. – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by David Ricardo
  2. Among the Greeks it formed part of the ordinary Spartan fare, and the Athenians forbade exportation of the best Figs, which were highly valued at table. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  3. This is cut, and put into pits with water; and being continually stirred up, forms a sort of mud, which, when dry, is broken into bits for exportation. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston