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Synonyms for Portsmouth

a port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk

a port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean

a port city in southern England on the English Channel


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Guns were in rapid transit from Windsor, Portsmouth, Aldershot, Woolwich-- even from the north; among others, long wire-guns of ninety- five tons from Woolwich.
But I am not a foreigner, sir," said she, with an accent as pure as ever was heard between Portsmouth and Manchester; "my name is Lady Clarik, and this measure--"
On the 25th of June they arrived at Portsmouth, and on the next day at London.
then the king's counselors, who are in number seven - Mademoiselle Stewart, Mademoiselle Wells, Mademoiselle Gwyn, Miss Orchay, Mademoiselle Zunga, Miss Davies, and the proud Countess of Castlemaine - will represent to the king that war costs a great deal of money; that it is better to give balls and suppers at Hampton Court than to equip ships of the line at Portsmouth and Greenwich.
Last night my friend dined with the admiral at Portsmouth.
Smike nodded his head and smiled, but expressed no other emotion; for whether they had been bound for Portsmouth or Port Royal would have been alike to him, so they had been bound together.
I don't know much of these matters,' resumed Nicholas; 'but Portsmouth is a seaport town, and if no other employment is to be obtained, I should think we might get on board some ship.
Thus, twilight had already closed in, when they turned off the path to the door of a roadside inn, yet twelve miles short of Portsmouth.
There was to be a gathering, it seemed, of the different ladies and gentlemen at Portsmouth on the morrow, whither the father and sons were proceeding (not for the regular season, but in the course of a wandering speculation), after fulfilling an engagement at Guildford with the greatest applause.
What's to be got to do at Portsmouth more than anywhere else?
And behind the fragment lies Southampton, hostess to the nations, and Portsmouth, a latent fire, and all around it, with double and treble collision of tides, swirls the sea.
He wants me to join them there and go on to Portsmouth with them.
27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Portsmouth Ford is currently hosting a sales event that extends its employee discounts to all customers.
The City Of Portsmouth s Community Development Department Is Requesting Proposals From Qualified Firms To Provide Engineering And Design Services For Bicycle And Pedestrian, Public Transit, And Other Improvementsfor The Pease To Woodbury Ave Connection Along Gosling Road.
BAE Systems announced last week that it will be cutting 1,775 jobs, including 940 in Portsmouth and hundreds more in Scotland.
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