a port in northwestern Portugal, near the mouth of the Douro River.
- Portuguese Pôr·to [pawr-too] /ˈpɔr tʊ/ .
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How to use Oporto in a sentence
Portugal is this time the scene of the disaster, the sufferer being the Baquet Theatre in Oporto.Asbestos | Robert H. Jones
Then Oporto was visited, and the Douro valley, the very centre of the port wine industry.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
At the close of the last year, the government of the Queen of Portugal was in possession of the capital, as well as of Oporto.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
In Portugal proper there are two judicial districts—that of Lisbon and that of Oporto.Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
In towns like Lisbon and Oporto a great number of persons are employed in the fish trade.Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
British Dictionary definitions for Oporto
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
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