What does the word passport mean?

Usage examples for passport

  1. Gyges is my friend, and lent me his passport when he was in Egypt, in case I should ever come to Persia. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. It was not until February, after many months of waiting, that he was given his passport. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  3. You are better out of it, for you are not an Englishman; you have not even a Foreign Office passport. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman