Port Moresby definition by Webster's New World
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capital of Papua New Guinea: seaport on the SE coast of New Guinea: pop. 193,000
Port Moresby definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea, on southeast New Guinea and the Gulf of Papua. It was named for the British explorer Capt. John Moresby (1830-1922), who landed here in 1873, and occupied by the British after 1888. Population: 283,000.