from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A port or an area of a port in which imported goods can be held or processed free of customs duties before reexport.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. A port where goods of all kinds are received from ships of all nations at equal rates of duty.
- n. See under Free.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a port open on equal terms to all commercial vessels
- 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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