from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A narrow channel between the Isle of Wight and the southern mainland of England. The Solent provides access to the port of Southampton.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A stretch of sea separating Hampshire from the Isle of Wight

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a strait of the English Channel between the coast of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight


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