port of call

noun phrase

Definition of port of call

1 : an intermediate port where ships customarily stop for supplies, repairs, or transshipment of cargo
2 : a stop included on an itinerary

First Known Use of port of call

1838, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Port of call.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/port%20of%20call. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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