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port of entry

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noun
  1. port1(def 3).
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Origin of port of entry

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for port of entry

port of entry

noun
  1. law an airport, harbour, etc, where customs officials are stationed to supervise the entry into and exit from a country of persons and merchandise
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