Port-au-Prince

[ pawrt-oh-prins, pohrt-; French pawr-toh-prans ]
/ ˌpɔrt oʊˈprɪns, ˌpoʊrt-; French pɔr toʊˈprɛ̃s /

noun

a seaport in and the capital of Haiti, in the S part.

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Port-au-Prince
/ (ˈpɔːtəʊˈprɪns, French pɔrtoprɛ̃s) /

noun

the capital and chief port of Haiti, in the south on the Gulf of Gonaïves: founded in 1749 by the French; university (1944). Pop: 2 090 000 (2005 est)
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