Definition of seaport in English:

seaport

Syllabification: sea·port
Pronunciation: /ˈsēˌpôrt
 
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noun

A town or city with a harbor for seagoing ships.
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  • Their inhabitants were outnumbered by the numbers living in seaports, dockyard towns, and regional centres.
  • Most scholarship has focused on the nature of poor relief in colonial cities and seaports, and not in rural and interior towns.
  • Anzac had anchored in the ancient seaport of Alexandria after a surprisingly rough transit through the Mediterranean Sea.

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