Definition for port arthur (2 of 2)
a port in W Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Superior: created in 1970 by the merger of twin cities (Fort William and Port Arthur) and two adjoining townships.
Also called Lakehead.
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British Dictionary definitions for port arthur (1 of 2)
a former penal settlement (1833–70) in Australia, on the S coast of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania
the former name of Lüshun
British Dictionary definitions for port arthur (2 of 2)
a port in central Canada, in Ontario on Lake Superior: formed in 1970 by the amalgamation of Fort William and Port Arthur; the head of the St Lawrence Seaway for Canada. Pop: 103 215 (2001)
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