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home portnoun [C]

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the ​port that a ​shipreturns to after it has ​finishedtravelling or ​transportinggoods somewhere: The trawler ​returned to its ​homeport after the ​trip.
the ​port where a ​ship is registered (= where its ​officialrecords are ​kept): A vessel's ​homeport is its ​port of ​origin, as shown in its ​registrationdocuments.
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