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port1

 
 
pronunciation:
port
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where ships load and unload, and its nearby town or city.
The ship came into port with a load of fish.
synonyms:
seaport
similar words:
dock, landing, pier, quay, wharf
definition 2: a place where ships can anchor and take shelter; harbor.
The sailors looked for a port where they could wait out the storm.
synonyms:
harbor, haven
similar words:
bay, seaport
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The word port contains the following part:
port Latin root that means carry