Definition of seaport
: a port, harbor, or town accessible to seagoing ships
Examples of seaport in a Sentence
Boston is a major seaport in the northeastern U.S.
Recent Examples of seaport from the Web
More than half is earmarked for power generation, but there is plenty left over for roads, seaports, airports, fibre-optic cables, cement factories, agro-industry and tourism.
Puerto Rico is shopping private stakes in seaports, airports and other infrastructure, hoping to use private-public partnerships to help the troubled U.S. territory’s finances.
Its largest division — the Office of Field Operations — admits people and goods at 328 airports, land crossings and seaports.
Take a Blue Route water taxi to Canton — named for the China-trade seaport — and walk up to O'Donnell Square, with a church at each end, a statue of merchant John O'Donnell in the center and sidewalk spots to eat and drink.
General Electric is in the process of moving from its longtime home in suburban Connecticut to a new campus along Boston’s seaport.
The Florida law carves out room for local governments to control how ride-hailing companies operate at airports and seaports, leaving Miami-Dade some leverage after July 1.
Ports exempted Airports and seaports are exempted from the ban, meaning cruise ship companies and airlines can continue to operate their routes to Cuba.
The center also argues that heartland cities would benefit from better infrastructure, specifically north-south rail and highway routes designed to speed exports via seaports to growing markets in Africa, Asia and elsewhere.
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First Known Use of seaport
SEAPORT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seaport for English Language Learners
: a town or city with a harbor where ships stop to load and unload cargo
SEAPORT Defined for Kids
Definition of seaport for Students
: a port, harbor, or town within reach of seagoing ships
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