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spaceport

[ speys-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈspeɪsˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /
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noun
a site at which spacecraft are tested, launched, sheltered, maintained, etc.
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Origin of spaceport

First recorded in 1950–55; space + port1
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British Dictionary definitions for spaceport

spaceport
/ (ˈspeɪsˌpɔːt) /

noun
a base equipped to launch, maintain, and test spacecraft
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