Port Royal (disambiguation)
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Port Royal is the former capital city of Jamaica.
Port Royal or Port Royale may also refer to:
- Port-Royal-des-Champs, an abbey near Paris, France, which spawned influential schools and writers of the 17th century
- Port-Royal Abbey, Paris, an inner-city abbey founded by Port-Royal-des-Champs
- Habitation at Port-Royal (1605-1613), the location of France's first successful settlement in what is now Western Nova Scotia, now a National Historic Site of Canada.
- Port Royal, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, a rural community in Nova Scotia near the site of the Habitation at Port-Royal.
- Port-Royal (Acadia) (1632-1710): a nearby fortification where the French built an unnamed Vauban earthwork with became Fort Anne. It was eventually captured by the Anglo-Americans and renamed:
- Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, a town which exists today.
- Port Royal, Richmond County, Nova Scotia, a rural community in eastern Nova Scotia, unrelated to the above.
- Port-Royal (Paris RER), a rapid transit station in Paris, located on Port-Royal boulevard, near the site of the former Port-Royal Abbey
- Port Royal, Kentucky, an unincorporated community in Henry County
- Port Royal, Pennsylvania, a borough in Juniata County
- Port Royal Sound, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in Beaufort County, South Carolina
- Port Royal, Virginia, a town
- Port Royal, a spanish colony taken over by the British
Art, entertainment, and media
- Port Royale: Gold, Power and Pirates (2003), a simulation PC game by Ascaron Entertainment
- Port Royale 2: Construction, Cartels and Conquest (2004), a sequel game by Ascaron for PC
- Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants (2012), a video game by Kalypso Media for PC, Xbox 360, and PS3
- Port Royal (2014), an award-winning family card game by Austrian board game designer Alexander Pfister
- Port-Royal Grammar (1660), a grammar textbook by clerics from Port-Royal-des-Champs Abbey
- Port Royal Logic (1662), a logic textbook by clerics from Port-Royal-des-Champs Abbey
- Port-Royal (1837-1859), a multi-volume study of the abbey of Port-Royal-des-Champs and Jansenism by Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
- Port-Royal (1954), a play by Henry de Montherlant set at the Port-Royal Abbey of Paris during the formulary controversy
- Port Royal (album), an album by metal band Running Wild
- port-royal (band), an Italian post-rock band
- Battle of Port Royal, a naval battle of the American Civil War at Port Royal, South Carolina
- Siege of Port Royal (1710), capture of French capital of Acadia (present day Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) by the British
- Port Royal, a brand of beer made by Cerveceria Hondurena, a SABMiller brands subsidiary located in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
- Port Royal Cigars, a tobacco products company in New Zealand
- Le Port-Royal Apartments, an apartment building in Montreal, Quebec
- Port Royal Experiment, a program begun during the American Civil War in which former slaves successfully worked on the land abandoned by plantation owners in Beaufort County, South Carolina
- Port Royal Golf Course, a golf club located in Southampton, Bermuda, notable for hosting the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in 2009 and 2010
- Port Royal Speedway, a dirt racetrack in Port Royal, Pennsylvania
Transportation and vessels
- HMS Port Royal, three ships of the Royal Navy
- Port Royal Railroad, a defunct railroad that ran from Port Royal, South Carolina, to Yemassee, South Carolina
- USS Port Royal (1862), a sidewheel steamer gunboat commissioned in 1862, active in the Civil War, and decommissioned in 1866
- USS Port Royal (CG-73), a guided missile cruiser commissioned in 1994, the last US cruiser built in the 20th century
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