[ leyk-pawrt, -pohrt ]

  1. a port city located on the shore of a lake, especially one of the Great Lakes.

Origin of lakeport

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; lake1 + port1

Words Nearby lakeport Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use lakeport in a sentence

  • I didnt hear any alarm, but perhaps they dont sound one here as we do back in lakeport.

  • Well, I guess it would be hard to bring from lakeport all the friends and all the things you like there, said Mrs.Bobbsey.

  • Directly back of lakeport was a long hill, used during the winter by all the boys and girls for coasting.

    The Bobbsey Twins | Laura Lee Hope
  • Then came a number of pictures made from photograph negatives, showing scenes in and around lakeport.

    The Bobbsey Twins | Laura Lee Hope
  • He was a very old and very quiet man, and the majority of the girls and boys in lakeport were afraid of him.

    The Bobbsey Twins | Laura Lee Hope