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Definition of Porto

  • port city in northwest Portugal; noted for port wine

How to use porto in a sentence. Porto pronunciation.

They never encountered as deadly a heat, nor a more pernicious climate, in Cuba nor in Porto Rico, than that of southern Florida.
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Select ye important personages, or that they by themselves, becoming severed from rest and composure of the world, may arise and travel throughout Alaska, the Republic of Mexico, and south of Mexico, in the Central American Republics, such as Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Belize; and through the great South American Republics, such as Argentine, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, French Guiana, Dutch Guiana, British Guiana, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile; also in the group of the West Indies Islands such as Cuba, Haiti, Porto Rico, Jamaica and Santo Domingo, and the group of Islands of the Lesser Antilles, the Islands of Bahama and the Islands of Bermuda; likewise to the Islands of the east, west and south of South America, such as Trinidad, Falkland Islands, Galapago Islands, Juan Fernandez and Tobago.
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No sooner, however, had we dropped anchor and furled sails in the harbour of Tunis, off the strong castle of Porto Ferino, than several boats came alongside, and we, as well as the poor passengers being mustered on deck, had our arms lashed behind us, by which treatment we knew that we were looked upon as slaves.
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Although with the cold of winter the disease disappeared, a storm kept us still longer at anchor; but at length the wind proving favourable we sailed for Tunis, and ere long came in sight of its two powerful castles of Goletta and Porto Ferino.
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While negotiations were going on, we sailed close up to the castle of Porto Ferino, piloted by Lieutenant Aylett, that the admiral might obtain an idea of its strength.
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Leaving the Adriatic we again came off Tunis, when a white flag was seen flying from the castle of Porto Ferino.
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The Porto Franco, or Free Port (where goods brought in from foreign countries pay no duty until they are sold and taken out, as in a bonded warehouse in England), is down here also; and two portentous officials, in cocked hats, stand at the gate to search you if they choose, and to keep out Monks and Ladies.
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And, indeed, within an hour after that the wind arose at the north-north-west, wherewith they hoist sail, and put out, even into the main sea, so that within few days, passing by Porto Sancto and by the Madeiras, they went ashore in the Canary Islands.
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To the House of Representatives_: I transmit herewith to the House a report from the Secretary of State, containing the instructions and other papers called for by the resolution of the House of the 14th ultimo, "relative to the trade between the United States and the islands of Cuba and Porto Rico," etc.
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Mia ĉeesto ne detenu vin de meritita puno, kiu, okazanta ĝustatempe, eble portos belajn fruktojn. IVARO.
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This does not include the Philippine Islands, Hawaii, or Porto Rico.
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A conservative estimate of the population of the Philippine Islands is 8,000,000; that of Hawaii, by the census of 1897, was given at 109,020; and the present estimated population of Porto Rico is 900,000.
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They were still forbidden to sell other commodities in the domains of the Spanish king, except that once a year one British ship of five hundred tons burden might visit Porto Bello on the Isthmus of Panama for purposes of general trade.
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Spaniards complained of British smugglers and protested with justice that the British outrageously abused their special privilege by keeping the single stipulated vessel in the harbor of Porto Bello and refilling it at night from other ships.
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A British fleet captured Porto Bello, but failed to take Cartagena.
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AT SAN JUAN DE PORTO RICO.
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The run to Porto Rico took some days.
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For three days the Brooklyn cruised around Porto Rico.
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Once more the vessels were in the open sea clear of San Juan de Porto Rico.
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The third day from Porto Rico found the cruiser lying off Mulas.
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Examples of Porto

Example #1
Its first effect upon men just emerging from a bracing Northern winter was akin to prostration.
Example #2
In this climate officers and men, gathered mostly from Northern posts, were to "acclimate" themselves for a tropical campaign-somewhere.
Example #3
Visit ye especially the city of Bahia, on the eastern shore of Brazil.
Example #4
Therefore, O ye believers of God in the United States and Canada!
Example #5
We were then carried on shore to the slave market, where we found the rest of the crew of the _Hector_.
Example #6
I and the men left were doing our best to navigate the ship, and the Moors knew that we could not escape.