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port of call

noun
1.
a port visited briefly by a ship, usually to take on or discharge passengers and cargo or to undergo repairs.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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Examples for port of call
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for port of call

port of call

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