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Portland, Isle of Line breaks: Isle of Port|land

Definition of Portland, Isle of in English:

A rocky limestone peninsula on the south coast of England, in Dorset. Its southernmost tip is known as the Bill of Portland or Portland Bill. The peninsula is quarried for its fine building stone.

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