Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a village in S South Carolina, on Port Royal island: colonized by French Huguenots 1562.
a historic town on SE Jamaica at the entrance to Kingston harbor: a former capital of Jamaica.
former name of .
a fortified town in SE Jamaica, at the entrance to Kingston harbour: capital of Jamaica in colonial times
the former name (until 1710) of Annapolis Royal
(French) (pɔr rwajal). an educational institution about 27 km (17 miles) west of Paris that flourished from 1638 to 1704, when it was suppressed by papal bull as it had become a centre of Jansenism. Its teachers were noted esp for their work on linguistics: their Grammaire générale et raisonnée exercised much influence


Read Also:

  • Port-running

    noun 1. an evasive action at a port of entry in which a person drives through a vehicle-stopping point.

  • Port-said

    [sah-eed] /sɑˈid/ noun 1. a seaport in NE Egypt at the Mediterranean end of the Suez Canal. /ˈsɑːiːd; saɪd/ noun 1. a port in NE Egypt, at the N end of the Suez Canal: founded in 1859 when the Suez Canal was begun; became the largest coaling station in the world and later an oil-bunkering […]

  • Port-Salut

    [pawr-suh-loo, pohr-; French pawr-sa-ly] /ˌpɔr səˈlu, ˌpoʊr-; French pɔr saˈlü/ noun 1. a yellow, whole-milk cheese, especially that made at the monastery of Port du Salut near the town of Laval, France. /ˈpɔː səˈluː; French pɔrsaly/ noun 1. a mild semihard whole-milk cheese of a round flat shape Also called Port du Salut

  • Portside

    [pawrt-sahyd, pohrt-] /ˈpɔrtˌsaɪd, ˈpoʊrt-/ adjective, adverb 1. on a waterfront or near a port. 2. Nautical. on the port side of a vessel.

Disclaimer: Port-royal definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.