SKIP TO CONTENT

port of entry

Definitions of port of entry
  1. noun
    a port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise
    synonyms: point of entry
    see moresee less
    examples:
    show 22 examples...
    hide 22 examples...
    Nogales
    a town in Arizona on the Mexican border opposite Nogales, Mexico
    City of the Angels
    a city in southern California; motion picture capital of the world; most populous city of California and second largest in the United States
    San Diego
    a picturesque city of southern California on San Diego Bay near the Mexican border; site of an important naval base
    San Francisco
    a port in western California near the Golden Gate that is one of the major industrial and transportation centers; it has one of the world's finest harbors; site of the Golden Gate Bridge
    Jacksonville
    Florida's largest city; a port and important commercial center in northeastern Florida
    Miami
    a city and resort in southeastern Florida on Biscayne Bay; the best known city in Florida; a haven for retirees and a refuge for Cubans fleeing Castro
    Panama City
    a resort and fishing town on the Gulf of Mexico in northwest Florida
    Tampa
    a resort city in western Florida; located on Tampa Bay on the Gulf of Mexico
    Brunswick
    a town in southeast Georgia near the Atlantic coast; a port of entry
    Columbus
    a city in western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River; industrial center
    Gary
    a city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production
    New Orleans
    a port and largest city in Louisiana; located in southeastern Louisiana near the mouth of the Mississippi river; a major center for offshore drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico; jazz originated here among black musicians in the late 19th century; Mardi Gras is celebrated here each year
    Houghton
    a town in northwest Michigan on the Upper Peninsula
    Saginaw
    a town in east central Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron
    Greater New York
    the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    Portland
    freshwater port and largest city in Oregon; located in northwestern Oregon on the Willamette River which divides the city into east and west sections; renowned for its beautiful natural setting among the mountains
    Erie
    a port city on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania
    Brownsville
    a city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande near its mouth into the Gulf of Mexico; has a channel that accommodates oceangoing ships
    Laredo
    a city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande
    Aberdeen
    a town in western Washington
    Bellingham
    a town in northwestern Washington on a bay near the Canadian border
    Seattle
    a major port of entry and the largest city in Washington; located in west central Washington on the protected waters of Puget Sound with the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Ranier visible to the south and east; an aerospace and computer center; site of the University of Washington
    type of:
    port
    a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Word Family
EDITOR'S CHOICE
F1 image

Express yourself in 25 languages

  • Learn immersively - no memorization required
  • Build skills for real-world conversations
  • Get immediate feedback on your pronunciation
Get started for $7.99/month