Spithead

[ spit-hed ]
/ ˈspɪtˈhɛd /

noun

a roadstead off the S coast of England between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.
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Spithead

/ (ˌspɪtˈhɛd) /

noun

an extensive anchorage between the mainland of England and the Isle of Wight, off Portsmouth
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