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.
Woven through the political fabric of the two cities of Port Arthur and Fort William have been violent strike actions, radical political parties and movements.
The 600,000 b/d Port Arthur refinery is the main source of high quality fuels being consumed in the American continent all the way from Canada in the north down to Argentina in the south.
7B ethane steam cracker is being built alongside Total's Port Arthur refinery and Total/BASF existing steam cracker.
Volunteers drove a fleet of the vehicles, with wheels topping 12ft, to support Port Arthur in the wake of Storm Harvey.
Summary: Port Arthur [USA], Aug 30 (ANI): The largest oil refinery in the United States, Port Arthur refinery, is closing down due to catastrophic flooding, caused by Hurricane Harvey.
Meanwhile, the Texas community of Port Arthur found itself increasingly isolated as Harvey's rains flooded most major roads out of the city and swamped a shelter for victims fleeing the storm that ravaged the Houston area.
More than two feet of rain over the last 24 hours pounded the small Texas cities of Beaumont and Port Arthur forcing the closure Wednesday of 13 credit unions that collectively serve nearly 130,000 members and their families.
Howard Midstream Energy Partners subsidiary, GT Pipeline, launched a binding open season to secure new shipper commitments for the Sabine Bayou Line, a new pipeline system near Port Arthur, TX.
The new facility will support Standard Alloys' metalcasting operation in Port Arthur, which pours more than 300 alloys.
John, who hawks newspapers, reports on the latest Port Arthur news and compiles scrapbooks of news clippings for soldiers serving overseas.
The Valero Port Arthur Refinery presented $100,000 to Lamar Institute of Technology (Texas) on March 18.

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