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outporter

/ (ˈaʊtˌpɔːtə) /
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noun

Canadian an inhabitant or native of a Newfoundland outport

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Example sentences from the Web for outporter

  • That outporter's truck there is horrid—and the railings, but it's better than staring one's social replica in the face, isn't it?

    Kipps|H. G. Wells
  • It is, then, to the outporter, to the men of the fleet and to the Labrador liveyere that Doctor Grenfell devotes himself.

    Dr. Grenfell's Parish|Norman Duncan
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