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Meaning of Portsmouth

Ports•mouth

Pronunciation: (pôrts'muth, pōrts'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a seaport in S Hampshire, in S England, on the English Channel: chief British naval station. 200,900.
  2. a seaport in SE Virginia: navy yard. 104,577.
  3. a seaport in SE New Hampshire: naval base; Russian-Japanese peace treaty 1905. 26,254.
  4. a city in S Ohio, on the Ohio River. 25,943.
  5. a town in SE Rhode Island. 14,257.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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