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Por·to

or Pôr·to  (pôr′to͝o)
See Oporto.

Porto

(ˈportu)
n
(Placename) the Portuguese name for Oporto

O•por•to

(oʊˈpɔr toʊ, oʊˈpoʊr-)

n.
a port in NW Portugal, near the mouth of the Douro River. 327,368. Portuguese, Pôrto.
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Noun1.Pôrto - port city in northwest PortugalPorto - port city in northwest Portugal; noted for port wine
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
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But, before he returned, he was told of another Spanish ship, or galleon, which had been east away near Porto de la Plata.
It was on a reef of rocks, a few leagues from Porto de la Plata.
He sailed from England, and arrived safely at Porto de la Plata, where he took an adze and assisted his men to build a large boat.
From thirty students the number has grown to fourteen hundred, coming from twenty-seven states and territories, from Africa, Cuba, Porto Rico, Jamaica, and other foreign countries.
Thus, Du Bois and Woods were held in Porto Rico, while Everhard and Merryweather were placed in Alcatraz, an island in San Francisco Bay that had already seen long service as a military prison.
Wollaston have communicated to me a remarkable fact bearing on this subject; namely, that Madeira and the adjoining islet of Porto Santo possess many distinct but representative land-shells, some of which live in crevices of stone; and although large quantities of stone are annually transported from Porto Santo to Madeira, yet this latter island has not become colonised by the Porto Santo species: nevertheless both islands have been colonised by some European land-shells, which no doubt had some advantage over the indigenous species.
On the 16th of January, 1832, we anchored at Porto Praya, in St.
The neighbourhood of Porto Praya, viewed from the sea, wears a desolate aspect.
My brother writes as follows about the origin of the first part of "Zarathustra":--"In the winter of 1882-83, I was living on the charming little Gulf of Rapallo, not far from Genoa, and between Chiavari and Cape Porto Fino.
In the afternoon, as often as my health permitted, I walked round the whole bay from Santa Margherita to beyond Porto Fino.
Civita Vecchia, Leghorn, Porto Fino, Genoa, Cornice, Off Nice
He made the voyage to Acapulco very happily, and there he sold his ship: and having there also obtained allowance to travel by land to Porto Bello, he found means to get to Jamaica, with all his treasure, and about eight years after came to England exceeding rich.