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PORT. A place to which the officers of the customs are appropriated, and which include the privileges and guidance of all members and creeks which are allotted to them. 1 Chit. Com. Law, 726; Postlewaith's Com. Dict. h.t.; 1 Chit. Com. L. Index, h.t. According to Dalloz, a port is a place within land, protected against the waves and winds, and affording to vessels a place of safety. Diet. Supp. h.t. By the Roman law a port is defined to be locus, conclusus, quo importantur merces, et unde exportantur. Dig. 50,16, 59. See 7 N. S. 81. 2. A port differs from a haven, (q.v.) and includes something more. 1st. It is a place at which vessels may arrive and discharge, or take in their cargoes. 2. It comprehends a vale, city or borough, called in Latin caput corpus, for the reception of mariners and merchants, for securing the goods, and bringing them to market, and for victualling the ships. 3. It is impressed with its legal character by the civil authority. Hale de Portibus Mar. c. 2; 1 Harg. 46, 73; Bac. Ab. Prerogative, D 5; Com. Dig. Navigation, E; 4 Inst. 148; Callis on Sewers, 56; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 2; Dig. 60, 16, 59; Id. 43, 12, 1, 13; Id. 47, 10, 15, 7; Id. 39, 4, 15.

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La gamme consistait en une berline 2-4 portes, break 2 et (nouveaute) 4 portes, camionnette, coupe hardtop 2 portes avec comme moteurs les 1500, 1700, 1700 S, 1900 S (4 cylindres en ligne) ou (jusqu'en 1968) un 2200 (6 cylindres en ligne).
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O indice GINI, indicador que mede a desigualdade de renda em determinadas regioes, apresenta niveis proximos entre os portes, sendo que o menor nivel de desigualdade de renda encontra-se nos municipios de pequeno porte II e o maior nos municipios de medio e grande porte.
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Portes, the acclaimed director regarded by his peers as one of the pioneers of indie filmmaking, was found dead in his apartment in Quezon City last Wednesday.
Les services de secours neerlandais ont repris hier matin leurs recherches dans l'espoir de retrouver les sept marins portes disparus apres le naufrage d'un cargo provoque par une collision en mer du Nord, au large des Pays-Bas, a indique un porte-parole des garde-cotes, assurant qu'il y avait neanmoins peu d'espoir de retrouver des survivants.
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