Sheerness

[ sheer-nis ]
/ ˈʃɪər nɪs /

noun

a seaport in N Kent, in SE England on the Isle of Sheppey, at the mouth of the Thames: government dockyards.
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Sheerness

/ (ˌʃɪəˈnɛs) /

noun

a port and resort in SE England, in N Kent at the junction of the Medway estuary and the Thames: administratively part of Queenborough in Sheppey since 1968
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