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[dev-uh n-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˈdɛv ənˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/
a city in N Tasmania. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Harry held the lid of the Devonport open for a moment with one hand, and looked at the rows of counted gold within.

  • And seen it—in old books, what I have far away in Devonport.

    Ravensdene Court J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • Returned to duty at Devonport, an intimation soon reached me that I was again to proceed on foreign service.

  • Noah Quick materialises at Devonport, and runs a public-house.

    Ravensdene Court J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • A few hours later we moved into the harbor and tied up at Devonport Dock where we lay all day, unloading cargo.

    The Emma Gees Herbert Wes McBride
  • East of Devonport, divided from it by a creek, and adjoining Plymouth, is Stonehouse.

  • Altogether, a lengthy chapter of accidents might be recorded as the result of the gale on Monday evening in Devonport.

  • It was for the construction of some great royal docks at Devonport.

    Stories of Invention Edward E. Hale
  • This was the question which confronted the Devonport Guardians only the other day.

  • Mount Edgecombe is still there, beautiful as ever: but where are the docks, and where is Devonport?

    Westward Ho! Charles Kingsley

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