[dev-uh n-pawrt, -pohrt]


a city in N Tasmania. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for devonport

Historical Examples of devonport

  • 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