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The capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea, on southeast New Guinea and the Gulf of Papua. British explorer Capt. John Moresby (1830-1922), who landed here in 1873, named the harbor for his father. The city was founded by the British after 1883.
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Port Moresby

(Placename) the capital and chief port of Papua New Guinea, on the SE coast on the Gulf of Papua: important Allied base in World War II. Pop: 290 000 (2005 est)
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Port` Mores′by

(ˈmɔrz bi, ˈmoʊrz-)
a seaport in SE New Guinea: capital of Papua New Guinea. 152,100.
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Noun1.Port Moresby - the administrative capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea
Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea - a parliamentary democracy on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea; in 1975 it became an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations
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PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea -- August 2, 2019 -- The National Court of Papua New Guinea today ruled that the provisions of the country's 1992 Mining Act applied to the Porgera gold mine, thus allowing it to continue operating while the application to extend its Special Mining Lease is being considered.
Port moresby, papua new guinea -- August 2, 2019 -- barrick gold corporation (nyse:gold)(tsx:abx) ("barrick" or the "company") president and chief executive mark bristow said his meeting today with prime minister james marape had served to confirm the need for a partnership approach to the future of the porgera gold mine.
[1] National Department of Health, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea; [2] Global Immunization Division, Center for Global Health, CDC; [3] Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland; [4] World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; [5] Western Pacific Regional Office, World Health Organization, Manila, Philippines; [6] World Health Organization Country Office, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea; [7] Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Doherty Institute, Melbourne, Australia; [8] National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan; [9] Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Muntinlupa, Philippines.
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