port of call
Date: 1858 1. an intermediate port where ships customarily stop for supplies, repairs, or transshipment of cargo 2. a stop included on an itinerary

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Port of Call — (Саймонстаун,Южно Африканская Республика) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: 81 …   Каталог отелей

  • port of call — plural ports of call n [C usually singular] 1.) informal one of a series of places that you visit ▪ My first port of call will be the post office. 2.) a port where a ship stops on a journey from one place to another …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • port of call — port′ of call′ n. a port visited briefly by a ship, as to take on or discharge passengers and cargo or to undergo repairs • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • port of call — ► port of call a place where a ship or person stops on a journey. Main Entry: ↑port …   English terms dictionary

  • port of call — n. a port that is a regular stopover for ships, esp. cargo ships …   English World dictionary

  • port of call — noun count 1. ) a place on land where a ship stops before continuing its trip 2. ) INFORMAL one of the places you visit on a trip …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • port of call — ports of call 1) N COUNT A port of call is a place where a ship stops during a journey. Their first port of call will be Cape Town. 2) N COUNT A port of call is any place where you stop for a short time when you are visiting several places, shops …   English dictionary

  • port of call — {n. phr.} 1. Any of the ports that a ship visits after the start of a voyage and before the end; a port where passengers or cargo may be taken on or put off; an in between port. * /Savannah is a port of call for many Atlantic coasting vessels./ 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • port of call — {n. phr.} 1. Any of the ports that a ship visits after the start of a voyage and before the end; a port where passengers or cargo may be taken on or put off; an in between port. * /Savannah is a port of call for many Atlantic coasting vessels./ 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • port\ of\ call — n. phr. 1. Any of the ports that a ship visits after the start of a voyage and before the end; a port where passengers or cargo may be taken on or put off; an in between port. Savannah is a port of call for many Atlantic coasting vessels. 2. A… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • port of call — noun (countable usually singular) 1 informal one of a series of places that you visit: My next port of call was the City Records Department. 2 a port where a ship stops on a journey from one place to another: Our next port of call was Istanbul …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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