Port Arthur


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Port Arthur

1. A city of extreme southeast Texas on Sabine Lake near the Louisiana border. It is a major deep-water port connected by channel with the Gulf of Mexico.
2. See Lüshun.

Port Arthur

n
1. (Placename) a former penal settlement (1833–70) in Australia, on the S coast of the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania
2. (Placename) the former name of Lüshun

Port` Ar′thur


n.
1. a seaport in SE Texas, on Sabine Lake. 59,610.
2. See under Thunder Bay.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Port Arthur - a major port city in northeastern China on the Liaodong PeninsulaPort Arthur - a major port city in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula; now a part of Luda
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Luda, Luta - an industrial conurbation in northeastern China on the southern end of the Liaodong Peninsula; it now includes the cities of Dalian and Lushun
2.Port Arthur - a battle in the Chino-Japanese War (1894); Japanese captured the port and fortifications from the Chinese
Manchuria - a region in northeastern China
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When the wire had been basted up this hill to the summit, the fortress of Port Arthur lay at their mercy.
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A Grade 12 student from Port Arthur Collegiate Institute earned a $2,500 award after winning first place in the Northern Ontario Provincial Business Plan Challenge.
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IRVING, Texas -- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded a contract for engineering, procurement and construction for Total's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery.
The City of Port Arthur (City) is seeking a response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from qualified firms of certified public accountants to examine its administrative and internal controls for the period of October 1, 2009 to March 31, 2015.
Motiva Enterprise plans to restart the new crude unit at its flagship Port Arthur, Texas, refinery after piping damage shut the centerpiece of a $10 billion expansion shortly after its launch nearly six months ago, people familiar with refinery operations said.
The barges will be built at R&R's new construction facility in Port Arthur, Texas.
Dominion Construction of Winnipeg and DST Consulting Engineers of Thunder Bay have joined together to submit a proposal that would develop one of them, the Port Arthur General Hospital site, into a six-storey biotechnology centre that will be marketed as a condominium.
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Sempra LNG, a leader in LNG project development in North America, is proposing to develop a new natural gas liquefaction and export terminal in Port Arthur, Texas through its affiliate Port Arthur LNG, LLC.
Motiva Enterprises cut production at its 285,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) capacity Port Arthur, Texas, refinery by 100,000 bpd following the closure of a waterway through which crude oil is supplied to the plant, sources familiar with refinery operations said.

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