Definition of "spaceport" [space•port]

  • An installation for sheltering, testing, maintaining, and launching spacecraft. (noun)

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Use "spaceport" in a sentence
  • "Commercial flights will fly out of New Mexico where a spaceport is under construction."
  • "Commercial flights will depart from New Mexico, where a spaceport is under construction."
  • "The spaceport is slated to be built in Sandy Mines on Cape Breton, in the eastern province of Nova Scotia, the New Scientist reported."