port of call
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a port that is a regular stopover for ships, esp. cargo ships
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noun pl. ports of callThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A port where ships dock in the course of voyages to load or unload cargo, obtain supplies, or undergo repairs.