port of call

a port visited briefly by a ship, usually to take on or discharge passengers and cargo or to undergo repairs.


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port of call
1.  any port where a ship stops, excluding its home port
2.  any place visited on a traveller's itinerary

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Example sentences
Carnival offers more than a dozen shore excursions at each port of call.
Benefit from electronic arrival of a vessel at each port of call.
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