seaport

[ see-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈsiˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /

noun

a port or harbor on or accessible to a seacoast and providing accommodation for seagoing vessels.
a town or city at such a place.

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Origin of seaport

First recorded in 1590–1600; sea + port1
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British Dictionary definitions for seaport

seaport
/ (ˈsiːˌpɔːt) /

noun

a port or harbour accessible to seagoing vessels
a town or city located at such a place
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