Definition of Oporto

1. Noun. Port city in northwest Portugal; noted for port wine.

Exact synonyms: Porto
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Portugal, Portuguese Republic

Definition of Oporto

1. Proper noun. The second-largest city of Portugal. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oporto

Ophrys apifera
Ophrys insectifera
Ophrys muscifera
Ophrys sphegodes
Opisthocomus hoazin
Opisthorchis sinensis
Opisthorchis viverrini
Opitz-Kaveggia syndrome
Oppenheim's reflex
Opposite Day
Opsanus tau
Opuntia cholla
Opuntia lindheimeri
Opuntia tuna

Literary usage of Oporto

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1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1853)
"Only wines of a second or inferior quality, destined for the home consumption, are admitted to storage within the city of oporto, while tho*e classified by ..."

2. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1862)
"Hence it follows, that an enemy penetrating to oporto, from the north, would have to pass the Lima, the Cavado, and the Ave, to reach oporto; and if, ..."

3. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"Nova—Tumults and disorders in the Portuguese camp at Braga—Murder of General Freire and others—Battle of Braga—Soult marches against oporto—Disturbed state ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"So far from this being the case, he was speedily to find himself enclosed within the walls of oporto by vastly superior forces. The first bloodshed was at ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1816)
"Review of the Discussions relating to the oporto Wine ' As Gainsborough is entirely out of the /•. ... Sir, • The Royal Wine-Company at oporto being newly ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"Л painful feature of the street-life of oporto is the great number of the diseased and ... As a rule, however, the natives of oporto arc strong and of ..."

7. The History of Modern Europe: And a View of the Progress of Society from the by William Russell (1837)
"Sartorius arrested sir John, and threatened to blockade oporto, upon which the pay ... A part of the oporto force was embarked and sent to the southward, ..."

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