seaport

Definitions of seaport
  1. noun
    a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    synonyms: harbor, harbour, haven
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    examples:
    Caesarea
    an ancient seaport in northwestern Israel; an important Roman city in ancient Palestine
    Pearl Harbor
    a harbor on Oahu to the west of Honolulu; location of a United States naval base that was attacked by the Japanese on 7 Dec 1941
    Boston Harbor
    the seaport at Boston
    types:
    coaling station
    a seaport where ships can take on supplies of coal
    port of call
    any port where a ship stops except its home port
    type of:
    port
    a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
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