Leixões

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Leixões

(lā`shoiNsh), artificial seaport of OportoOporto
, Port. Pôrto, city (1991 pop. 310,600), capital of Porto dist. and Douro Litoral, NW Portugal, near the mouth of the Douro River. It is Portugal's second largest city, after Lisbon, and an important Atlantic port. Its outer harbor is at Leixões.
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, NW Portugal. Built in the late 19th cent, its chief export is port wine.
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Problems with their engines, made worse by a clumsy and exploitative local mechanic, forced them to hole up for a month in the ugly, dirty port of Leixoes near Oporto in Portugal.