American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A borough of southern England on the English Channel opposite the Isle of Wight. Chartered in 1194, it is a major naval base. Population: 187,000.
- A city of southeast Virginia opposite Norfolk. It has been a major naval base since pre-Revolutionary times. Population: 101,000.
- n. a port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean
- n. a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
- n. a port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk; naval base; shipyards.
“PORTSMOUTH (AFP) - Aston Villa remain in the hunt for a European place after Nathan Delfouneso's first Premier League goal clinched a 2-1 win against Portsmouth on Sunday.”
“PORTSMOUTH - Police in Portsmouth are investigating the city's first homicide of the year after a fatal shooting over the weekend.”
“PORTSMOUTH - A Portsmouth teen will be in district court this morning to receive his sentence after pleading guilty to the gruesome murder of a former classmate in a 2008 homicide that drew enormous media attention.”
“PORTSMOUTH Police in Portsmouth are investigating a homicide in which a man left a note directing police to his estranged wife's body and later turned himself in to police in”
“PORTSMOUTH - A carbon monoxide leak forced the evacuation of a Portsmouth, N.H., hotel, and sent 11 people to a hospital.”
“PORTSMOUTH A man has been arrested and charged with making and setting off a bottle bomb in a Portsmouth home yesterday.”
“PORTSMOUTH A student at Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth is being interviewed by police after allegedly firing three shots from a handgun at the school today.”
“PORTSMOUTH, England - In danger of going out of business, Portsmouth has asked the Premier League if it can sell players outside of the transfer window to raise cash and pay its debts.”
“PORTSMOUTH -- A man sitting in a work vehicle was carjacked by several people in Portsmouth.”
“PORTSMOUTH - A marine biology team has euthanized a 2,000-pound whale that was stranded off of a Portsmouth beach over the weekend.”
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