[ pawrt-uhv-speyn, pohrt- ]
/ ˈpɔrt əvˈspeɪn, ˈpoʊrt- /
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a seaport on NW Trinidad, in the SE West Indies: the national capital of Trinidad and Tobago.
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Words nearby Port-of-Spain
portobello, Portobelo, port of call, port of entry, Portofino, Port-of-Spain, portolano, Porto Novo, Port Orange, Port Orford cedar, Porto Rican
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How to use Port-of-Spain in a sentence
Port-of-Spain, whose population is about 50,000, rejoices in quite a number of large and handsome public buildings and churches.
On returning to the Port-of-Spain, the steamer usually carried about two hundred head of cattle for the Trinidad market.
Over unruffled water the lights of Port-of-Spain shoot long still yellow beams.Two Years in the French West Indies|Lafcadio Hearn
Out of 136 children born in Port-of-Spain, 100 were illegitimate.
British Dictionary definitions for Port-of-Spain
Port of Spain
the capital and chief port of Trinidad and Tobago, on the W coast of Trinidad. Pop: 56 000 (2005 est)
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