Portland is a proper noun. Portland is (1) largest city in Maine in the southwestern corner of the state, (2) freshwater port and largest city in Oregon; located in northwestern Oregon on the Willamette River which divides the city into east and west sections; renowned for its beautiful natural setting among the mountains.
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Whether your suitcase holds designer heels and sunglasses or hiking boots and binoculars, you'll find plenty of suitable destinations on the streets and trails of Portland, Oregon. The mission of Travel Portland is to strengthen the region's economy by marketing the metropolitan Portland region as a destination for meetings, conventions and leisure travel.
Description and photograph of Portland, Oregon. The photo shows the City of Portland skyline, with the Willamette River in the foreground and rising hills in the background.
Powell's began as a small bookstore in Portland, Oregon in 1971. Today it is a large enterprise with 7 branches in Portland and a successful dot com business which has been in operation since 1994. Users can buy used and new books, textbooks, children's books, rare books, and DVDs online. The website also offers browsing by subject and interviews, reviews, blogs, and more.
The Oregonian is a daily newspaper published in Portland, Oregon. It has been continually published since 1850 and is the largest newspaper in Oregon. The Oregonian is planning to cut home delivery to four days a week in October 2013. It will then focus on online news.