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Portland

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɔːtlənd
 
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Definition of Portland in English:

1An industrial port in NW Oregon, on the Willamette River near its confluence with the Columbia River; population 557,706 (est. 2008).
2A shipping forecast area covering the English Channel roughly between the meridians of Start Point in the west and Poole in the east, taking its name from the Isle of Portland.

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