port authority

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noun

a government commission that manages bridges, tunnels, airports, and other such facilities of a port or city.

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  • That port-authority person called again about two hours back, and it began to dawn upon me that we were done for.

    The Recipe for Diamonds

    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne