Definition of Port of entry

1. Noun. A port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Port Of Entry

porrigo
porrigos
porringer
porringers
port
port-o-john
port-o-johns
port-o-potty
port-wine stain
port arms
port cities
port city
port forwarding
port of call
port of entry (current term)
port watcher
port wine
port wines
porta
porta-potty
porta hepatis
portabella
portabellas
portabello
portabellos
portabilities
portability
portable
portable computer

Literary usage of Port of entry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"It being urged, amongst other things, that Newark was a port of entry, and that the erection of these bridges, though under the authority of the State ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1911)
"The importer himself had no right to land them even at a port of entry before ... And as all of this was to be done at the port of entry, public stores were ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"... port of entry, but in many of them there are several ports of delivery. ... well as to a port of entry, at which tine collector of the district resides. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... Bolivian port of entry for this trade, Villa Bella, is situated above tie falls of the Madeira at the confluence of the Beni and Mamore. and is reached ..."

5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1855)
"Aleo, from the port of New Orleans to ยกшу port of entry or delivery on the Mississippi and its tributaries, and by such conveyance and route as the party ..."

6. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1921)
"One copy will be furnished to the applicant for presentation to the customs officer at the port of entry, one copy will be mailed to the collector of ..."

7. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"And the port of entry for said port of entry- district shall be at Plymouth. Another to be called the district of Pain- ' lico, which shall include ..."

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