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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. 2018.
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  • East of Devonport, divided from it by a creek, and adjoining Plymouth, is Stonehouse.

  • There were also other vessels and establishments at Portsmouth, Devonport and Chatham.

    Submarine Warfare of To-day Charles W. Domville-Fife
  • He began at Devonport and ended at Berwick, and surpassed himself on every delivery.

    Loss and Gain John Henry Newman
  • Noah Quick materialises at Devonport, and runs a public-house.

    Ravensdene Court

    J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • And seen it—in old books, what I have far away in Devonport.

    Ravensdene Court

    J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • At that time there was a coach called the “Nonpareil,” running from Devonport to Bristol.

    Hints on Driving C. S. Ward
  • 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.

  • Bunting was to be seen everywhere: in the city, at Devonport, and on the vessels in the harbour.

  • On Gilbert's death his effects were sold at Devonport, and a stranger bought it for 42.

    Cornish Characters S. Baring-Gould

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