Meaning of Port Royal

Port" Roy'al

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  1. a village in S South Carolina, on Port Royal island: colonized by French Huguenots 1562. 2977.
  2. a historic town on SE Jamaica at the entrance to Kingston harbor: a former capital of Jamaica.
  3. former name of
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