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A port kept open for foreign trade according to the terms of a treaty, especially formerly in China, Korea, and Japan.
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(Historical Terms) (in China, Japan, and Korea during the second half of the 19th and first half of the 20th century) a city, esp a port, in which foreigners, esp Westerners, were allowed by treaty to conduct trade
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any of the ports in China, Japan, or Korea through which trade with foreign countries was formerly permitted by special treaty.
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|Noun||1.||treaty port - a port in China or Korea or Japan that once was open to foreign trade on the basis of a trading treaty|
port - a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
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