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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trans·port n.
 1. Transportation; carriage; conveyance.
    The Romans . . . stipulated with the Carthaginians to furnish them with ships for transport and war.   --Arbuthnot.
 2. A vessel employed for transporting, especially for carrying soldiers, warlike stores, or provisions, from one place to another, or to convey convicts to their destination; -- called also transport ship, transport vessel.
 3. Vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture.
 With transport views the airy rule his own,
 And swells on an imaginary throne.   --Pope.
 Say not, in transports of despair,
 That all your hopes are fled.   --Doddridge.
 4. A convict transported, or sentenced to exile.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 transport ship
      n : a ship for carrying soldiers or military equipment