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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The letter of credit was held up for weeks on such technicalities as the port of entry specified by Embanac as Managua having no access to the ocean.
Being the first port of entry for vessels coming from the south and west, it is also one of the leading coaling-stations of the Far East.
With the newly acquired territory, Freising gained a port of entry into Carinthia, and the diocese soon acquired possessions also in Styria and Carniola.