passage

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PASSAGE. A way over water; a voyage made over the sea or great river; as, the Sea Gull had a quick passage: the money paid for the transportation of a person over the sea; as, my, passage to Europe was one hundred and fifty dollars.

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The tunnels became an economic venture at the time, the value increased as the Israelis tightened its controls around the Gaza Strip and the Palestinian resistance to the occupation increased, the tunnels became a passage of arms and ammunition.
Indeed, as he says, Spanish control of Mexico was achieved less by the passage of arms to 1521 than by subsequent betrayal of their Indian allies; and by the invisible armies of disease.
The winner of the tournament would be allowed to name the Queen of Love and Beauty and receive the prize of the passage of arms from her hands.