Definition of poort in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpʊət/

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[often in place names] South African
  • A narrow pass through mountains: Meiringspoort goes on and on they made their way through two narrow poorts


South African Dutch, 'passage', from Dutch poort 'gate'.

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