What does the word port mean?

Usage examples for port

  1. My last dash past Port Hudson was the best thing I ever did, except taking New Orleans. – Admiral Farragut by A. T. Mahan
  2. We promised to meet him at the port, where a messenger just then informed us Captain Poke had landed, and was anxiously waiting our appearance. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  3. Unable to reach either the port or the ship! – The Affair of the Brains by Anthony Gilmore