Im"port(?), n. 1. Merchandise imported, or brought into a country from without its boundaries; -- generally in the plural, opposed to exports.
I take the imports from, and not the exports to, these conquests, as the measure of these advantages which we derived from them.Burke.
2. That which a word, phrase, or document contains as its signification or intention or interpretation of a word, action, event, and the like.
3. Importance; weight; consequence.
Most serious design, and the great import.Shak.
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