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Port Arthur

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noun
  1. Lüshun.
  2. a seaport in SE Texas, on Sabine Lake.
  3. See under Thunder Bay.
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Thunder Bay

noun
  1. a port in W Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Superior: created in 1970 by the merger of twin cities (Fort William and Port Arthur) and two adjoining townships.
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Also called Lakehead.
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  • Since the outbreak of hostilities, however, she has been transformed into a hospital ship at Port-Arthur.

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British Dictionary definitions for port arthur

Port Arthur

noun
  1. a former penal settlement (1833–70) in Australia, on the S coast of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania
  2. the former name of Lüshun
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Thunder Bay

noun
  1. a port in central Canada, in Ontario on Lake Superior: formed in 1970 by the amalgamation of Fort William and Port Arthur; the head of the St Lawrence Seaway for Canada. Pop: 103 215 (2001)
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