Henry Wri·othes·ley [rahy-uhths-lee], /ˈraɪ əθs li/, 3rd Earl of, 1573–1624, English nobleman, soldier, and patron of writers, including William Shakespeare.
a former administrative county in S England: a part of Hampshire.
a town on SE Long Island, in SE New York: resort town.
a seaport in Hampshire county in S England.
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How to use Southampton in a sentence
Their parents, Lewis Wiener, 60, and Alisa Wiener, 52, and brother, Zachary, 23, were able to escape the home and were transported with non-life-threatening injuries to a hospital, said Southampton town police department Lt.Sisters from Potomac die in Long Island house fire | Ellie Silverman | August 4, 2022 | Washington Post
The network could eventually be expanded to additional cities including Southampton and Bentwaters.A 165-Mile Drone Superhighway Will Soon Be Built in the UK | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | July 20, 2022 | Singularity Hub
Just under 402 years ago, in August of 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Southampton, England, bound for America.An Autonomous Ship Used AI to Cross the Atlantic Without a Human Crew | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | June 23, 2022 | Singularity Hub
In his first two Premier League seasons with Southampton, Mané registered a combined 21 goals and nine assists.
When reached for comment, NHS and the Southampton General Hospital refused to comment on the case because of privacy issues.Desperate Parents Arrested After Fleeing Britain For Other Treatment Options for Son in Europe | Barbie Latza Nadeau | September 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The day before the steamer reached Southampton, Mamma asked her if she would not like to see the ayah again.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
The road from London to Southampton is one of the oldest in the Kingdom and passes many places of historic interest.
But one would linger long on the way if hePg 83 paused at every landmark on the Southampton road.
Leaving the city, we crossed Southampton Water on a steam ferry which was guided by a chain stretched from bank to bank.
They would set our Portsmouth or Southampton boatmen an example rather to be wondered at than followed.The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
British Dictionary definitions for Southampton (1 of 2)
a port in S England, in Southampton unitary authority, Hampshire on Southampton Water (an inlet of the English Channel): chief English passenger port; university (1952); shipyards and oil refinery. Pop: 234 224 (2001)
a unitary authority in S England, in Hampshire. Pop: 221 100 (2003 est). Area: 49 sq km (19 sq miles)
British Dictionary definitions for Southampton (2 of 2)
3rd Earl of, title of Henry Wriothesley. 1573–1624, English courtier and patron of Shakespeare, who dedicated Venus and Adonis (1593) and The Rape of Lucrece (1594) to him: sentenced to death (1601) for his part in the Essex rebellion but reprieved
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