superport

noun

su·​per·​port ˌsü-pər-ˈpȯrt How to pronounce superport (audio)
plural superports
: an extremely large port
In the southern state of Karnataka, a superport is developing to service submarines, surface vessels … , and long-range reconnaissance aircraft … Ross H. Munro
The massive Porto Açu, a superport and planned city complex north of Rio … Mac Margolis

Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superport was in 1923

Dictionary Entries Near superport

Cite this Entry

“Superport.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superport. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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