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free port

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noun
  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.
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Origin of free port

First recorded in 1705–15
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British Dictionary definitions for free port

free port

noun
  1. a port open to all commercial vessels on equal terms
  2. Also called: free zone a zone adjoining a port that permits the duty-free entry of foreign goods intended for re-export
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