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seaport

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noun sea·port \ˈsē-ˌpȯrt\

Simple Definition of seaport

  • : a town or city with a harbor where ships stop to load and unload cargo

Full Definition of seaport

  1. :  a port, harbor, or town accessible to seagoing ships

Examples of seaport

  1. Boston is a major seaport in the northeastern U.S.



Circa 1520

First Known Use of seaport

circa 1520


SEAPORT Defined for Kids

seaport

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noun sea·port \ˈsē-ˌpȯrt\

Definition of seaport

  1. :  a port, harbor, or town within reach of seagoing ships





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