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Noun: Portsmouth  port-smuth
  1. A port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean
     
  2. A port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
    - Pompey [Brit, informal]
     
  3. A port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk; naval base; shipyards

Type of: city, metropolis, port, town, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: England, Granite State, New Hampshire, NH, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia

Encyclopedia: Portsmouth, Ontario