Definition of spaceport in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspāspôrt/


A base from which spacecraft are launched.
Example sentences
  • In the late 1990s regional and state officials seized on a new use for the base: as a spaceport.
  • In the United States alone over a dozen states, including inland states such as Idaho and Oklahoma, have expressed an interest in developing spaceports for future reusable launch vehicles.
  • Facilities for the public at Mojave on June 21st were a bit basic, and will need to improve at all spaceports, because this new era of space flight will succeed or fail depending on the way the public perceives the experience.

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Syllabification: space·port

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