- a port in NW Portugal, near the mouth of the Douro River.
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It is his wish that all the reinforcements should arrive at Oporto by noon.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)
The port for Oporto where the steamers from England load and discharge is Leixões, about 4m.
From Famalicao there is a loop line to Oporto running round the coast and 15m.
Oporto has been made famous for the port wine that bears its name.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
An insurrection in Oporto declared for the fugitive Duke of Saldanha.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
- a port in NW Portugal, near the mouth of the Douro River: the second largest city in Portugal, famous for port wine (begun in 1678). Pop: 263 131 (2001)Portuguese name: Porto