a town or city with a harbour or access to navigable water where ships load or unload
a strong, sweet dark red (occasionally brown or white) fortified wine, originally from Portugal, typically drunk as a dessert wine
the side of a ship or aircraft that is on the left when one is facing forward
an opening in the side of a ship for boarding or loading
transfer (software) from one system or machine to another
a suitcase or travelling bag
a port open to all traders
the port from which a ship originates
a port in Egypt, on the Mediterranean coast at the north end of the Suez Canal; population 570,600 (est. 2006). It was founded in 1859 at the start of the construction of the Suez Canal
a sailboat’s heading when the wind is coming from the left, or port, side
another name for Vila.
a deep red port, especially one matured in wood for only a few years and then fined
former name (1898–1905) for Lushun.
a port on the southern tip of South Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal; population 127,100 (est. 2009). It is the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
the principal port of Gabon, on the Atlantic coast south of Libreville; population 150,000 (est. 2009)
an industrial port city in southeastern Michigan, on Lake Huron and the St. Clair River; population 30,869 (est. 2008)
the capital of Mauritius, a port on the NW coast; population 150,000 (est. 2007)
another name for Mahon.
former name (until 1835) for Durban.
a port on the coast of South Australia, on the Spencer Gulf north of Adelaide; population 17,950 (2008)
a pale, mild type of cheese
the chief port of Sudan, on the Red Sea; population 284,000 (est. 2008)
a small exit point in a fortification for the passage of troops when making a sally
a connector by which a device that sends data one bit at a time may be connected to a computer
a port wine made from a blend of several vintages matured in wood
a port bound by treaty to be open to foreign trade, especially in 19th and early 20th-century China and Japan
a connector for a device that sends or receives several bits of data simultaneously by using more than one wire
former name for Nouadhibou.
a port in SE Nigeria, on the Gulf of Guinea at the eastern edge of the Niger delta; population 1,020,000 (est. 2007)
a seaport on the NW coast of Western Australia; population 13,357 (2009)
an industrial and military port city in southwestern California, northwest of Los Angeles; population 21,478 (est. 2008)
the capital of Papua New Guinea, situated on the south coast of the island of New Guinea, on the Coral Sea; population 307,600 (est. 2009)
former name (until 1922) for Makhachkala.
another name for Stanley.
a village on the south bank of the Mersey. Founded and built in the 1880s by Viscount Leverhulme, it provided model housing for the employees of his ‘Sunlight’ soap factory
port of special quality, all of one year, which is bottled early and aged in the bottle
a port which specializes in handling goods transported in containers
a port in NW England on the estuary of the River Mersey; population 66,400 (est. 2009)
a place where a ship stops on a voyage
in the position adopted when given a command to port one’s weapon
an act or manner of moving and posing the arms
a port in South Africa, on the coast of the province of Eastern Cape; population 1,146,400 (est. 2009)
a harbour or airport where customs officers are stationed to oversee people and goods entering or leaving a country
the capital of Haiti, a port on the west coast; population 1,998,000 (est. 2007). Founded by the French in 1749, it became capital of the new republic in 1806
former name for Nouméa.
the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, a port on the NW coast of the island of Trinidad; population 54,000 (est. 2007)
a slender conifer with dense foliage and lower branches arising at ground level. Native to a small area of northwestern California and southwestern Oregon, it is widely grown for timber and as an ornamental with many cultivars
a resort and retirement city in east central Florida; population 154,353 (est. 2008)
a kind of large, deep red birthmark, a persistent haemangioma or naevus, typically on the face
with the wind coming from the port (or starboard) side of the boat