from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An area at a port or city where goods may be received and held without the payment of duty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An area within a port where goods may be temporarily stored without paying duty
  • n. An area that is free of some specified thing e.g. a vehicle-free zone

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an area adjoining a port where goods that are intended for reshipment can be received and stored without payment of duties


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