Port Harcourt


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Port Har·court

 (här′kərt)
A city of southern Nigeria in the Niger River delta southeast of Ibadan.
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Port Harcourt

(ˈhɑːkət; -kɔːt)
n
(Placename) a port in S Nigeria, capital of Rivers state on the Niger delta: the nation's second largest port; industrial centre. Pop: 942 000 (2005 est)
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Port` Har′court

(ˈhɑr kərt, -kɔrt, -koʊrt)
n.
a seaport in S Nigeria. 362,000.
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