Port Louis

[ loo-is, loo-ee ]

  1. a seaport in and the capital of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, E of Madagascar.

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How to use Port Louis in a sentence

  • He further stated that his vessel was laden with guano, and was also en route for Port Louis.

  • When your vessel was yesterday under sail, she was steered in my presence very near the Ariel in passing down to Port Louis.

    Twelve Naval Captains | Molly Elliot Seawell
  • Viewed from the anchorage of Port Louis, the island of Mauritius presents a scene of much beauty.

    The Last Voyage | Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
  • Opposite Lorient is Port Louis, founded a century before its bigger sister.

    Rambles in Brittany | Francis Miltoun
  • It commands a view over the harbour of Port Louis and the interior of the island.

    The Last Voyage | Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey

British Dictionary definitions for Port Louis

Port Louis

/ (ˈluːɪs, ˈluːɪ) /

  1. the capital and chief port of Mauritius, on the NW coast on the Indian Ocean. Pop: 146 876 (2002 est)

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