Definitions for oportooʊˈpɔr toʊ, oʊˈpoʊr-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
O•por•tooʊˈpɔr toʊ, oʊˈpoʊr-(n.)
a port in NW Portugal, near the mouth of the Douro River. 327,368.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Portuguese, Pôrto.
port city in northwest Portugal; noted for port wine
The second-largest city of Portugal.
Origin: From o + Porto, from porto.
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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
at the mouth of the Douro, 200 m. N. of Lisbon, the chief manufacturing city of Portugal, and second in commercial importance; is the head-quarters of the trade in port wine; the industries include cloth, silk, hat, and porcelain manufacture, tobacco, metal-casting, and tanning; besides wine it exports cattle, fruit, cork, and copper. There are many old churches, schools, a library, and two picture-galleries.
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