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  1. Portuguese name of Oporto.


/ ˈportu /


  1. the Portuguese name for Oporto
“Collins English Dictionary — Complete & Unabridged” 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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Example Sentences

Triton will begin patrolling the seas with six ships based in Lampedusa and Porto Empedocle in Sicily on November 1.

St-Tropez, Bodrum, Ibiza, or Porto Cervo can provide you plenty of it, coupled with fun and excitement.

And he had broken ground on Porto Açu, a massive deepwater port meant to break the logjam of Brazilian shipping.

“Caravaggio did not die in Porto Ercole of an illness,” he says.

Then, in 2010, bones thought to be his were found in a seaside church grave in Porto Ercole on the Tuscan coast.

The shackles of despotism, which began to be loosened on the 24th of August in Porto, are now bursting in this province.

Ive run a steam laundry in Porto Ricky and had the whole danged business washed away in a hurricane.

Paganetti of Porto-Vecchio was often saying it to him: "When the day arrives, the island will rise and vote for you as one man."

Now, there is such a place as Porto del Rey, for I was there once, but not till twenty years later.

And one day as he paced the terrace with Williams, they saw her round the headland of Porto Venere.





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