Outport Out"port`, n. A harbor or port at some distance from the chief town or seat of trade. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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  • Outport — Szene auf Fogo Island. Outport bezeichnet eine abgelegene Küstengemeinde in der ostkanadischen Provinz Neufundland und Labrador. Allgemein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • outport — out‧port [ˈaʊtpɔːt ǁ pɔːrt] noun [countable] TRANSPORT a small port that is used mainly for exporting goods to a larger port some distance away: • Dalgety Spillers moved their flour mills to the outport of Avonmouth when shipping to the city… …   Financial and business terms

  • outport — [out′pôrt΄] n. Cdn. an isolated fishing village on the Newfoundland coast …   English World dictionary

  • Outport — See also: Newfoundland outport Outport is the name given in the United Kingdom for a subsidiary port built in deeper water than the original port.[1] The Port of Tilbury from the Port of London is a good example. Avonmouth and Bristol and, on a… …   Wikipedia

  • outport — noun Date: 1642 1. chiefly British a port other than the main port of a country 2. a small fishing village especially in Newfoundland …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • outport — a small Newfoundland fishing community …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • outport — /owt pawrt , pohrt /, n. 1. a secondary seaport close to a larger one but beyond its corporate limits or jurisdiction. 2. Canadian. an isolated fishing village, esp. on the Newfoundland coast. [1635 45; OUT + PORT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • outport — noun a) A port city or harbor which is secondary to a main port. b) In Newfoundland and Labrador any city, town, or village having a port, other than the main port of St. Johns …   Wiktionary

  • outport — n. port which is located farther from the commercial center than a larger original port …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outport — noun 1》 a subsidiary port.     ↘Brit. any British port other than London. 2》 Canadian (especially in Newfoundland) a remote fishing village …   English new terms dictionary

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