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  • 61Port. — 1. Portugal. 2. Portuguese. * * * port1 «prt, pohrt», noun. 1. a place where ships and boats can be sheltered from storms; harbor: »The ship sailed into port behind the reef where huge waves were smashing. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under harbor. (Cf.… …

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  • 62port — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bustling, busy ▪ major ▪ coastal, foreign, home, sea ▪ Channel …

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  • 63port — 01. The ships couldn t unload their goods because dock workers at the [port] are on strike. 02. Victoria is an important [port] for Canada s navy fleet. 03. The fishing boats were gathered in the [port] to wait out the storm. 04. We went down to… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 64port */*/*/ — UK [pɔː(r)t] / US [pɔrt] noun Word forms port : singular port plural ports 1) a) [countable/uncountable] an area of water where ships stop, including the buildings around it. A harbour is the same thing but smaller and is intended for smaller… …

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  • 65port — I [[t]pɔrt, poʊrt[/t]] n. 1) a city, town, or other place where ships load or unload 2) a place along a coast in which ships may take refuge from storms; harbor 3) law Also called port of entry a) any place where imported goods may be received… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 66port — English has no fewer than five distinct words port, all of them going back to the Latin stem port , a descendant of the Indo European base *por ‘going, passage’ (from which English also gets fare, ford, etc). Based on this stem was portus… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 67port — port1 noun a town or city with a harbour or access to navigable water where ships load or unload. ↘a harbour. Phrases port of call a place where a ship or person stops on a journey. port of entry a harbour or airport where customs officers are… …

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  • 68port — English has no fewer than five distinct words port, all of them going back to the Latin stem port , a descendant of the Indo European base *por ‘going, passage’ (from which English also gets fare, ford, etc). Based on this stem was portus… …

    Word origins

  • 69port — 1. n. 1 a harbour. 2 a place of refuge. 3 a town or place possessing a harbour, esp. one where customs officers are stationed. Phrases and idioms: port of call a place where a ship or a person stops on a journey. Port of London Authority the… …

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  • 70Port — Hafen * * * Pọrt1 〈m. 1; poet.〉 Hafen [<mhd. port(e) <afrz. port <lat. portus „Hafen“] Pọrt2 〈m. 6; EDV〉 Verbindungsstelle zw. Computer u. Peripheriegeräten [<engl. „Hafen; Pforte“] * * * 1Pọrt …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 71port — m IV, D. u, Ms. porcie; lm M. y «przybrzeżny obszar wodny wraz z przylegającym do niego pasem lądu, wyposażone w urządzenia zapewniające bezpieczny postój i obsługę statków, przeładunek towarów i obsługę ruchu pasażerskiego; miasto nadbrzeżne, w… …

    Słownik języka polskiego

  • 72port — I. /pɔt / (say pawt) noun 1. a town or place where ships load or unload. 2. a place along the coast where ships may take refuge from storms. 3. Law any place where persons and merchandise are allowed to pass (by water, land, or air) into and out… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 73port — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English & Anglo French, from Latin portus more at ford Date: before 12th century 1. a place where ships may ride secure from storms ; haven 2. a. a harbor town or city where ships may take on or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 74Port 26 — Infobox musical artist Name = Port 26 Img capt = Landscape = yes Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Toronto, Canada Genre = Punk rock Years active = 2004 ndash;present Label = none Associated acts = URL = [http://www.myspace.com/port26… …

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  • 75port — nm., transport ; prix du transport ; endroit où un véhicule peut venir chercher de la marchandise (du bois, du foin..) ; port (pour les bateaux) ; port (d un habit, du casque...) : poo(r) (Albanais.001, PPA. | Montendry.219, Ste Reine), pôr… …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 76port — 1. noun /poʊɹt,pɔːɹt,pɔːt/ a) A place on the coast at which ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers. And whan he cam to the porte of the pavelon, Sir Palomydes seyde an hyghe, ‘Where art thou, Sir Trystram de Lyones?’ b) …

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  • 77Port — Recorded in many forms including Le Port, Leport, de Portt, de Porta, Porte, Porti, Portis, Portilla, Portillo, and Portman, and found throughout the continent of Europe since at least the 13th century, this surname has three known origins. The… …

    Surnames reference

  • 78Port — 1Port der; [e]s, e <aus (alt)fr. port »Hafen«, dies aus gleichbed. lat. portus zu porta »Tor, Pforte«>: 1. (veraltet) Hafen. 2. Ziel, Ort der Geborgenheit, Sicherheit. Port 2 2Port der …

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  • 79port*/*/ — [pɔːt] noun 1) [C/U] an area of water on the coast where ships stop, or a city with a port New York is the busiest port on the East Coast.[/ex] At dusk they docked at the port of Monaco.[/ex] We ll have to spend 10 days in port for repairs.[/ex]… …

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  • 80port — A place urban in character, contiguous to navigable waters, with facilities, for the loading, unloading, surfacing, outfitting, and provisioning of vessels. 38 Am J1st Ship § 223. Any place from which merchandise can be shipped for importation or …

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