free port

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  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.

Origin of free port

First recorded in 1705–15

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Other definitions for Freeport (2 of 2)

[ free-pawrt, -pohrt ]

  1. a village on SW Long Island, in SE New York.

  2. a city in NW Illinois.

  1. a city in SE Texas. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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British Dictionary definitions for free port

free port

  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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