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heliport

[hel-uh-pawrt, -pohrt, hee-luh-] /ˈhɛl əˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt, ˈhi lə-/
noun
1.
a landing place for helicopters, often on the roof of a building or in some other limited area.
Origin of heliport
1940-1945
1940-45; heli-2 + port1
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  • When it landed at Region Six heliport, Alec jumped from the ramp and ran to the nearest building.

    The Thirst Quenchers Rick Raphael
  • However efficient Stinson's operations might have been, their tentacles hadn't reached the 'copter-rental station at the heliport.

    Get Out of Our Skies! E. K. Jarvis
British Dictionary definitions for heliport

heliport

/ˈhɛlɪˌpɔːt/
noun
1.
an airport for helicopters
Word Origin
C20: from heli- + port1
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Word Origin and History for heliport
n.

1948, from helicopter + second element abstracted from airport.

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