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  • n. Plural form of port.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • To keep trains moving on speedy, dependable schedules, to provide industry with essential service, and to transport materials and men to the ports is an exacting and titanic task.

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  • Who gets the wages I don't know; but I do know that this driving of crews to desert in outward ports is a common enough practice on many English sailing ships.

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  • Last time I checked (3 or so years ago), they were waiting for certain ports (Progreso was one, I believe) too be deepened.

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  • Ships and fishing vessels were told to stay in ports, and several domestic and international flights were canceled.

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  • First of all, the salary of the screeners that work at our air ports is not commensurate to the significance of the service that they provide to the flying public.

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  • It looks like the controversy over a Bush Administration plan to allow an Arab-owned company to manage American ports is coming to an end.

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  • Do you think China is putting in ports to put workers to work?

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  • With my eyes glued to the cabin ports, which gave for'ard along the main deck, I could see the wretched sailors, whenever they were given some task of pull and haul, wet through and through by the boarding seas.


  • The finance minister says weak infrastructure, particularly the country's air and sea ports, is the most glaring problem inhibiting growth.

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  • The carrier will be joined in Korean ports by three destroyers from its strike group, the USS McCampbell, the USS John S. McCain and the USS Lassen.

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