Definition of Portsmouth in English:

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Portsmouth

Pronunciation: /ˈpôrtsməTH/
1A port and naval base on the southern coast of England; population 201,800 (est. 2009). The naval dockyard was established here in 1496.
2A historic port city in southeastern New Hampshire, on the Piscataqua River, off the Atlantic Ocean; population 20,443 (est. 2008).
3A commercial and naval city in southeastern Virginia, on Hampton Roads, west of Norfolk; population 100,577 (est. 2008).

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Syllabification: Ports·mouth

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