Port Royal

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Port Roy·​al | \ ˈrȯi(-ə)l How to pronounce Port Royal (audio) \

Definition of Port Royal

town in Jamaica at the entrance to Kingston Harbor

Note: Port Royal was an early capital of Jamaica that was destroyed by earthquakes in 1692 and 1907 and partly engulfed by the sea.

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“Port Royal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Port%20Royal. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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