superport

noun
su·​per·​port | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈpȯrt How to pronounce superport (audio) \
plural superports

Definition of superport

: 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

First Known Use of superport

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Superport.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superport. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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