Definitions

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  • proper n. Hampshire

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A contraction of ancient Hantesshire (now Hampshire).

Etymologies

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Examples

  • By 4am, some seven hours after the blaze started, the record logs reveal that RBFRS told neighbouring fire services in "Hants, Oxon, Bucks, Surrey and Wilts that we are unable to provide any mutual aid at present due to this incident".

    Firefighters 'lost control' of blaze at Aldermaston nuclear weapons base

  • Amongst the ruins of Silchester (Calleva Atrebatum in Hants) and other towns can be traced the Forum in the centre of the city, on which the four main roads converged; around it. were arranged shops and offices.

    The Roman Occupation of Britain

  • I missed Ellee yesterday _ got it into my thick head that she was going to be on the POLITICS show at 12 ..... glad it went well.re. your brief sojourn in Hants.: yes, a visit to Middle England really 'centres' one after too long in Islingey/Harington etc.

    Ellee -gaic Musings

  • John Davis, volunteer and campaigner for diabetic pump use, Hants, for serv people suffering from diabetes.

    New Year honours: the full list

  • Jeffrey Norman Levick, for serv disability cricket in Hants.

    New Year honours: the full list

  • Hayling Island Bookshop 34 Mengham Road, Hayling Island, Hants PO11 9BL, 023-9246 6620Measuring just 17ft by 12ft, this is one of the smallest bookshops in the UK.

    Independent bookshops in south-east England

  • October Books 243 Portswood Road, Portswood, Southampton, Hants SO17 2NG, 023-8058 1030Referencing the Russian revolution rather than the second U2 album, October Books began life in 1977 as a radical socialist-type bookshop.

    Independent bookshops in south-east England

  • One Tree Bookshop 7 Lavant Street, Petersfield, Hants GU32 3EL, 01730 261199Independent bookseller of the year at the 2010 Bookseller industry awards, One Tree particularly prides itself on its fiction section.

    Independent bookshops in south-east England

  • P&G Wells 11 College Street, Winchester, Hants SO23 9LZ, 01962 852016Claiming to have the largest stock of children's books in the region and located a few doors from the last house Jane Austen lived in, P&G Wells is one of the oldest bookshops in Britain and has been supplying Winchester College for more than 200 years.

    Independent bookshops in south-east England

  • HampshireFordingbridge Bookshop15 Salisbury St, Fordingbridge, Hants SP6 1AB, 01425 653725 Opened by the humorist Frank Muir in 1975, the shop has been run for the past 31 years by the current owners, John and Liz.

    Independent bookshops in south-east England

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