Portsmouth

Portsmouth

[pawrts-muhth, pohrts-]
noun
1.
a seaport in S Hampshire, in S England, on the English Channel: chief British naval station.
2.
a seaport in SE Virginia: navy yard.
3.
a seaport in SE New Hampshire: naval base; Russian-Japanese peace treaty 1905.
4.
a city in S Ohio, on the Ohio River.
5.
a town in SE Rhode Island.
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Portsmouth (ˈpɔːtsməθ)
 
n
1.  Informal name: Pompey a port in S England, in Portsmouth unitary authority, Hampshire, on the English Channel: Britain's chief naval base; university (1992). Pop: 187 056 (2001)
2.  a unitary authority in S England, in Hampshire. Pop: 188 700 (2003 est). Area: 37 sq km (14 sq miles)
3.  a port in SE Virginia, on the Elizabeth River: naval base; shipyards. Pop: 99 617 (2003 est)

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