n. sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
The Halifax seaport is an exciting new waterfront development.
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Its drawl was an echo of the quays of Dublin given back by a bleak decaying seaport, its energy an echo of the sacred eloquence of Dublin given back flatly by a Wicklow pulpit.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
In thoroughfares nigh the docks, any considerable seaport will frequently offer to view the queerest looking nondescripts from foreign parts.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context