Port Moresby

geographical name
Port Mores·​by | \ ˈmȯrz-bē How to pronounce Port Moresby (audio) \

Definition of Port Moresby

city, port on the southeastern coast of the Gulf of Papua, and capital of Papua New Guinea population 254,158

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