Definition of water port in English:

water port


  • 1A gate in the wall of a town, castle, etc., which opens onto a river or other body of water; = "water gate" Also: the means by which a city, region, etc., is entered by water; a port; = "water gate". Now rare.

  • 2A port through which water may enter or leave a pump, engine, etc.


Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Biblia: the Bible. From water + port.


water port

/ˈwɔːtə ˌpɔːt/