homeport

verb home·port \ ˈhōm-ˌpȯrt \
Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of homeport

: to provide with or assign to a home port

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1940

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home port

noun

Definition of home port

: the port from which a ship hails or from which it is documented

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1794

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