free port

noun
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Definition of free port

: an enclosed port or section of a port where goods are received and shipped free of customs duty

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First Known Use of free port

1530

in the meaning defined above

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Freeport

geographical name Free·port \ ˈfrē-ˌpȯrt \

Definition of Freeport

1 city in northern Illinois west of Rockford population 25,638
2 village in southeastern New York on Long Island population 42,860
3 city in northwestern Bahamas on central Grand Bahama Island population 26,574

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