- a port or harbor on or accessible to a seacoast and providing accommodation for seagoing vessels.
- a town or city at such a place.
Origin of seaport
Related Words for seaportharbor, wharf, seaport, sanctuary, shelter, anchorage, landing, refuge, gate, retreat, haven, roadstead, dockyard, harborage, boatyard, dockage, port
Examples from the Web for seaport
Historical Examples of seaport
It was within two hundred years that it became a seaport of any note.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
It was not a pleasure trip nor yet a hurried "seaport trip."Where Half The World Is Waking Up
Sailors out of work thronged the streets of the seaport towns.The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
I have no experience and I have no seaport, but all aboard for the voyage of a lifetime!The Wedding Ring
T. De Witt Talmage
In this company any of the seaport traders could buy shares.Canada: the Empire of the North
Agnes C. Laut
- a port or harbour accessible to seagoing vessels
- a town or city located at such a place