port of call


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port of call

n. pl. ports of call
A port where a ship docks in the course of a voyage, especially to load or unload passengers or cargo, to obtain supplies, or to undergo repairs.

port of call

n
1. (Nautical Terms) any port where a ship stops, excluding its home port
2. any place visited on a traveller's itinerary

port′ of call′


n.
a port visited briefly by a ship, as to take on or discharge passengers and cargo or to undergo repairs.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.port of call - any port where a ship stops except its home port
harbor, harbour, seaport, haven - a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
Translations

port of call

n(porto di) scalo
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