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port of entry

noun
1.
port1 (def 3).
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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  • Upon arrival, anchor in a port of entry and hoist a yellow flag.
  • Some countries charge port of entry fees in order to bring the automobile into the country.
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port of entry

noun
1.
(law) an airport, harbour, etc, where customs officials are stationed to supervise the entry into and exit from a country of persons and merchandise
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