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space·port

 (spās′pôrt′)
n.
An installation for sheltering, testing, maintaining, and launching spacecraft.
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spaceport

(ˈspeɪsˌpɔːt)
n
(Astronautics) a base equipped to launch, maintain, and test spacecraft
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space•port

(ˈspeɪsˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt)

n.
a site at which spacecraft are tested, launched, sheltered, maintained, etc.
[1950–55]
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