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Port of entry   /pɔrt əv ˈɛntri/   Listen
Port of entry

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

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"Port of entry" Quotes from Famous Books

... into the cause of your living before this port without communicating your intention. I shall by this message inform you, that the port of Galvezton belongs to and is in the possession of the republic of Texas, and was made a port of entry the 9th October last. And whereas the supreme congress of said republic have thought proper to appoint me as governor of this place, in consequence of which, if you have any demands on said government, or persons belonging to or residing in the same, ...
— The Pirates Own Book • Charles Ellms

... stopped abruptly, and with its last note he found himself alone, for the youths about him had precipitated themselves into the room to secure their partners for the next cotillon. The enterprising Hamp came in through the window, by which port of entry the orchestra departed in search of the reviving pail on ...
— A Tar-Heel Baron • Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton

Words linked to "Port of entry" :   port, Seattle, Greater New York, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Bellingham, Saginaw, Panama City, City of the Angels, Laredo, San Francisco, Brunswick, Tampa, Miami, Jacksonville, Erie, San Diego, Portland, New York, Gary, Houghton, New York City, Nogales, Columbus, Aberdeen, Brownsville

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