[pawrts-muh th, pohrts-] /ˈpɔrts məθ, ˈpoʊrts-/

a seaport in S Hampshire, in S England, on the English Channel: chief British naval station.
a seaport in SE Virginia: navy yard.
a seaport in SE New Hampshire: naval base; Russian-Japanese peace treaty 1905.
a city in S Ohio, on the Ohio River.
a town in SE Rhode Island.
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)
a unitary authority in S England, in Hampshire. Pop: 188 700 (2003 est). Area: 37 sq km (14 sq miles)
a port in SE Virginia, on the Elizabeth River: naval base; shipyards. Pop: 99 617 (2003 est)


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