free port


noun

a port or special section of a port where goods may be unloaded, stored, and shipped without payment of customs duties.
a port open under equal conditions to all traders.

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Origin of free port

First recorded in 1705–15

Definition for free port (2 of 2)

Freeport
[ free-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈfriˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /

noun

a village on SW Long Island, in SE New York.
a city in NW Illinois.
a city in SE Texas.
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British Dictionary definitions for free port

free port

noun

a port open to all commercial vessels on equal terms
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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