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home port

also home·port (hōm′pôrt′)
n.
1. The port in which a vessel is registered or permanently based.
2. The port from which a vessel primarily operates, regardless of its registry.
tr.v. home port·ed, home port·ing, home ports also home·port·ed or home·port·ing or home·ports
To base (a ship) permanently in a given port.

home port

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homeport

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the port where a ship is based
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.home port - the port from which a ship originates of where it is registeredhome port - the port from which a ship originates of where it is registered
port - a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Translations

home port

n (Naut) → porto d'origine
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Work will be performed in various ship homeports throughout the world and is expected to complete by April 2015
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