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

  • n. A place where travelers or goods may enter or leave a country under official supervision.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a harbor where a customhouse is established for the legal entry of merchandise.

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

  • n. a port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise

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