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outport

[ out-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈaʊtˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /
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noun

a secondary seaport close to a larger one but beyond its corporate limits or jurisdiction.
Canadian. an isolated fishing village, especially on the Newfoundland coast.

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Origin of outport

First recorded in 1635–45; out- + port1
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British Dictionary definitions for outport

outport
/ (ˈaʊtˌpɔːt) /

noun

mainly British a subsidiary port built in deeper water than the original port
Canadian one of the many isolated fishing villages located in the bays and other indentations of the Newfoundland coast
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