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home port

Syllabification: home port

Definition of home port in English:

noun

The port from which a ship originates or in which it is registered.
Example sentences
  • HMS Sheffield has set sail from her home port of Plymouth and is steering a course for sunnier climes at the start of a six-month deployment to the Caribbean.
  • Normally based at HMAS Waterhen in Sydney, it will still be several months before the 11 sailors reach their home port.
  • HMS Cornwall put to sea for the first time in almost a year as her refit in her home port of Devonport came to a close.

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