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A city of southeast Mississippi on an arm of the Gulf of Mexico west of Biloxi. Settled in 1891 as a railroad terminus, it developed as a port after 1902. In 2005, the city was devastated by Hurricane Katrina.


(ˈgʌlfˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt)

a city in SE Mississippi, on the Gulf of Mexico. 39,676.
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The DEIS assesses the possible impacts from expanding onsite facilities and expanding the port's turning basin at the Port of Gulfport.
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The damage sustained from Hurricane Katrina forced the Gulfport facility to close on August 29, 2005.
He hauled his excavator down to Gulfport, and a team of 16 volunteers from the Jefferson church went along, including Gordon Hilton, the owner of Hilton Trenching; Scott Weddle, of Weddle Construction; Larry Payne, a retired architectural consultant; and others with home repair skills.
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17 in Havana by Pedro Alvarez, chairman of the Cuban state food purchasing agency Alimport, and by Donald Allee, executive director and CEO of the Port of Gulfport.
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