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Port Elizabeth

noun
1.
a seaport in the SE Cape of Good Hope province, in the S Republic of South Africa.
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  • In the dorp yonder I met a man who had come from Port Elizabeth.

    Swallow H. Rider Haggard
  • I ride to Port Elizabeth, and must be there by eight o'clock to-morrow morning.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • Ronald Mervyn was amused at the variety of the crowd in the straggling streets of Port Elizabeth.

  • They travelled rapidly, and reached Port Elizabeth on the third day after starting, without any adventure whatever.

  • She came on board at Port Elizabeth, and I made them put her place next me here at the table.

    A Veldt Official Bertram Mitford
  • And it seems that he did manage to monkey with one of the cables—keeping his mind on Port Elizabeth.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • The above conversation took place in the otherwise empty smoking-room of the Port Elizabeth Club.

    Harley Greenoak's Charge Bertram Mitford
  • Then they were whirled away to Johannesburg just in time to catch a train starting on the long run to Port Elizabeth.

    With Rifle and Bayonet F.S. Brereton
British Dictionary definitions for Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth

noun
1.
a port in S South Africa, on Algoa Bay: motor-vehicle manufacture, fruit canning; resort. Pop: 237 502 (2001)
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