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01. The ships couldn't unload their goods because dock workers at the [port] are on strike.
02. Victoria is an important [port] for Canada's navy fleet.
03. The fishing boats were gathered in the [port] to wait out the storm.
04. We went down to the [port] to buy fresh salmon from the fishing boats.
05. The [port] of Vancouver is a major North American destination for the smuggling of illegal drugs.
06. We can't add another computer to our office system until we have another [port] installed.
07. We have installed network [ports] in all the classrooms, so now the computers there have Internet access.
08. There are two beds on the boat and mine is on the [port] side.
09. We took the ferry to a pretty little [port] city on the island.
10. We left Dover for the French [port] of Calais.
11. The sailor had different girlfriends in each of the [ports] he visited on a regular basis.
12. Grace Murray Hopper once observed that a ship in [port] is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.
13. Thousands of people lined up along the shoreline to wave good-bye as the ships left [port] for the war.

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