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heliport

[ hel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt, hee-luh- ]
/ ˈhɛl əˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt, ˈhi lə- /
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noun

a landing place for helicopters, often on the roof of a building or in some other limited area.

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Origin of heliport

First recorded in 1940–45; heli-2 + port1
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British Dictionary definitions for heliport

heliport
/ (ˈhɛlɪˌpɔːt) /

noun

an airport for helicopters

Word Origin for heliport

C20: from heli- + port 1
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