Definitions

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  • n. A port for interstellar craft.

Etymologies

star +‎ port (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Jim shook his head quietly as the lights of the city seemed to surge to meet them, and they docked in the starport that Jim just knew would have jingling slot machines available the second they disembarked.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • What soon becomes known as Gateway must have been some sort of starport for the long-lost aliens, the Heechee.

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  • Lamneth StarportCommercial starport facility on Nejev III where Quinn temporarily berthed his ship, the Rocinante.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • Major starport is Anzarosh, where Cervantes Quinn survived an ambush by Broon and his goons.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • It took a long time to get my people jobs inside a Klingon starport.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • It was the hub from which the Izyum continent had been developed, the second starport on the planet.

    The Dreaming Void

  • Her u-shadow monitored him arriving back at the city starport and getting into a private yacht.

    The Dreaming Void

  • He took a transit tube to the wormhole for Lytham, which was one of the furthest Central Worlds from Earth; its wormhole terminus was secured at the main starport.

    The Dreaming Void

  • He landed at Armstrong City starport, which was a huge field to the north east of the city itself with four big terminal buildings handling passenger flights and a grid of warehouses where the freighters came and went.

    The Dreaming Void

  • Additionally, Coronet's layout is such that the cantina (Entertainer buffs) and the bazaar (AH for WoW players) are both in close proximity to the starport.

    Synthetic Worlds as Petri Dishes

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