Meaning of free port

free' port'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a port or special section of a port where goods may be unloaded, stored, and shipped without payment of customs duties.
  2. a port open under equal conditions to all traders.


Pronunciation: (frē'pôrt", -pōrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a village on SW Long Island, in SE New York. 38,272.
  2. a city in NW Illinois. 26,406.
  3. a city in SE Texas. 13,444.
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