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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A city in southern England on the English Channel; A town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean; A city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk.

Usage examples (34)
  • Portsmouth - A dog stolen from Delaware was found wandering the streets of Portsmouth.
  • Portsmouth -- A man sitting in a work vehicle was carjacked by several people in Portsmouth.
  • Portsmouth - Nearly two dozen people were arrested in a crime crackdown in Portsmouth Friday night.
  • Portsmouth -- One of two men who got away from custody of Portsmouth police is behind bars in North Carolina. for more
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