from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An urban district of southern England on Portsmouth harbor north-northwest of Portsmouth. It is a shipbuilding center. Population: 54,700.

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  • proper n. A municipality name.


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  • He'll have a little flirt with the ladies – Jill in Fareham in this one.

    Love Your Garden and Injustice – review

  • Tony Russell, Fareham, HantsWhen Fairly Covered started, we used zips on some of the duvet covers, but while our covers go on and on, the zips do not; when a zip goes, the duvet cover becomes useless.

    Notes and queries: Why are atoms so small? That's some catch, that Catch-22; The problem with duvet zips; What about the jellyfish?

  • Sir Reginald Bennett was MP for Gosport and Fareham from 1950 to February 1974 and then for Fareham until 1979.

    Heathrow: If only they had listened to Sir Reginald Bennett

  • Kim Barry, 19, who is currently studying uniformed public services at Fareham College, is hoping that she'll get the chance to try out for an Olympics role.

    Secure work at the London 2012 Olympics

  • Meanwhile, creativetechnologist of Fareham in the U.K. writes that he is eyeing a similar project to Botton: "The idea I am working on is to create a group (not a religion) that takes the good parts of community and morality from religion (and there are a lot of bad parts!) along with real world values and promote regular meetings and discussion."

    Your Ideas To Change The World

  • 'Astro-squirrels' use coconut shells as helmets - Telegraph: The pair look more like starved spacemen tucking into the tropical treats at the back of Jane Robert's home in Fareham, Hants.

    Archive 2010-03-07

  • Member for Fareham (Mr. Hoban) — [Interruption.] — at least in part; I do not want to get him into trouble.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • He had, as it appears, been returning from Fareham in the twilight, and as the country was unknown to him, and the chalk-pit unfenced, the jury had no hesitation in bringing in a verdict of 'death from accidental causes.'

    Sole Music

  • With this kind of high-value intel, the Fareham Centre will be ours!

    Boing Boing

  • Last week, I wrote about Britain's high-security Fareham Shopping Centre, a high-value target where photography has been banned for "security reasons" -- this is the site where a pair of middle aged grandparents were banned for life as "terrorists" for taking a picture of their grandchildren.

    Boing Boing


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