[ mawrz-bee, mohrz- ]
/ ˈmɔrz bi, ˈmoʊrz- /
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a seaport in and the capital of Papua New Guinea: important Allied base in World War II.
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Words nearby Port Moresby
portly, Port Lyautey, portmanteau, portmanteau word, Port Moody, Port Moresby, Port Neches, Portnet, Port Nicholson, Pôrto, Pôrto Alegre
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How to use Port Moresby in a sentence
They will tour Port Moresby and the village of Boera, where locals are restoring coastal mangroves.Charles and Camilla on Epic Two Week Tour Down Under|Tom Sykes|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The two spears ultimately fetched him five shillings each from the tourists at Port Moresby.Michael, Brother of Jerry|Jack London
The official ceremony took place on Nov. 6th, 1884, at Port Moresby.
The teachers from the villages to the east of Port Moresby came in this afternoon, looking well and hearty.
These are the natives from an inland village that killed a Port Moresby native about the beginning of the year.
The country about here looks fine and green, a very striking contrast to that around Port Moresby.
British Dictionary definitions for Port Moresby
/ (ˈmɔːzbɪ) /
the capital and chief port of Papua New Guinea, on the SE coast on the Gulf of Papua: important Allied base in World War II. Pop: 290 000 (2005 est)
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