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Gulfport

[guhlf-pawrt, -pohrt]
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noun
  1. a city in SE Mississippi, on the Gulf of Mexico.
  2. a town in W Florida.
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  • In Gulfport, Mississippi, a man was regarded "intelligent" if he read the Defender.

    Negro Migration during the War

    Emmett J. Scott

  • Gulfport, a coast town a short distance from New Orleans, lost about one-third of its negro population.

  • The captain had hardly reached the Gulfport dock before he was approached to take on a cargo for New Orleans.

    The Yazoo Mystery

    Irving Craddock

  • "We can make Gulfport in a short time," he replied, to which we all assented and he changed his course.

    The Yazoo Mystery

    Irving Craddock

  • Get away for Gulfport as soon as possible and—temper your anxiety and impatience by making money.

    The Yazoo Mystery

    Irving Craddock