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  • n  a subsidiary port built in deeper water than the original port (but usually farther from the center of trade)

  • When the centennial bells ring out, wildly, in the tiny outport churches of Newfoundland, in the cathedrals of Quebec City, in Peace Tower on Parliament Hill, in prairie steeples .
  • To get to most of the outport fishing hamlets or to Labrador, the sea is the main highway.

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