outport

outport

[out-pawrt, -pohrt]
noun
1.
a secondary seaport close to a larger one but beyond its corporate limits or jurisdiction.
2.
Canadian. an isolated fishing village, especially on the Newfoundland coast.

Origin:
1635–45; out- + port1

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outport (ˈaʊtˌpɔːt)
 
n
1.  chiefly (Brit) a subsidiary port built in deeper water than the original port
2.  (Canadian) one of the many isolated fishing villages located in the bays and other indentations of the Newfoundland coast

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