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[leyk-pawrt, -pohrt]
  1. a port city located on the shore of a lake, especially one of the Great Lakes.
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Origin of lakeport

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; lake1 + port1
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Examples from the Web for lakeport

Historical Examples of lakeport

  • The drive back to Lakeport was enjoyed as much as the drive to Dalton in the morning.

    The Bobbsey Twins

    Laura Lee Hope

  • You're one pair o' the Bobbsey twins, as they call 'em over to Lakeport.

    The Bobbsey Twins

    Laura Lee Hope

  • It was the yearly picnic of one of the Lakeport Sunday schools.

  • "Others are from Lakeport," went on the lady, speaking to Mrs. Bobbsey.

  • "I—I guess you folks don't ever come down to our part of Lakeport," he said.