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    Port Neches

    (Encyclopedia) Port Neches nĕch´ĭz [key], city (1990 pop. 12,974), Jefferson co., SE Tex., on the Neches River; inc. 1927. It is an oil-shipping port on the deepwater Sabine-Neches Canal. Synthetic rubber...

    Port Arthur

    (Encyclopedia) Port Arthur, city (1990 pop. 58,724), Jefferson co., SE Tex., on Sabine Lake; inc. 1898. A deepwater port of entry on the Sabine-Neches Canal, it is an extensive oil port, with many large refin...

    port

    (Encyclopedia) port [from Oporto ], fortified wine made in Portugal from grapes grown in the Douro valley; Portuguese law allows only this wine to be called port. Various grapes are blended by the growe...

    port

    (Encyclopedia) port, a natural or artificial harbor and its terminal facilities for the transfer of goods and passengers to or from waterborne means of transport. Port cities are located on oceans, lakes, riv...

    free port

    (Encyclopedia) free port, port, or section of a port, exempt from customs regulations (see tariff ). Goods may be landed at a free port for storage and handling, and they may even be processed into manu...

    Port Talbot

    (Encyclopedia) Port Talbot tôl´bət [key], town (1981 pop. 40,078), Neath Port Talbot, S Wales, at the mouth of the Avon (Afan) River on Swansea Bay. Port Talbot is a popular seaside resort. Nearby are the...

    La Porte

    (Encyclopedia) La Porte lə pôrt [key], city (1990 pop. 21,507), seat of La Porte co., NW Ind.; inc. 1835. It is a manufacturing center in fertile farmland on the edge of the Calumet industrial region. The ...

    Port Adelaide

    (Encyclopedia) Port Adelaide, city, since 1996 part of the city of Port Adelaide Enfield (2016 pop. 121,230), South Australia, S Australia, a suburb of Adelaide, on an inlet of Gulf St. Vincent. It is the pri...

    Port Arthur

    (Encyclopedia) Port Arthur: see Thunder Bay , Ont., Canada.

    Port Arthur

    (Encyclopedia) Port Arthur: see Lüshun , China.

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