Portsmouth

geographical name
Ports·​mouth | \ ˈpȯrts-məth How to pronounce Portsmouth (audio) \

Definition of Portsmouth

1 city and port on the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern New Hampshire population 20,779
2 city and port on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk in southeastern Virginia population 95,535
3 city in Hampshire, southern England, on Port*sea \ ˈpȯrt-​sē How to pronounce Portsmouth (audio) \ (an island in the English Channel) population 174,700

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“Portsmouth.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Portsmouth. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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