Luggage facts for kids

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People use luggage to carry their possessions when travelling. In the United States luggage is often called baggage.

Types of luggage

  • A valise is a small bag. It is usually for carrying clothes or accessories. Some other words for this size of luggage are overnight bag, overnight case, and overnighter
  • A suitcase is a larger bag, most often for carrying clothes
  • A trunk, also known as a travelling chest or steamer trunk, is a very large, rigid chest that was mostly used when moving across the ocean on a ship; they are much less common in the 21st century

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