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ˈhæmp ʃɪər, -ʃərHamp·shire

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hampshirenoun

    a county of southern England on the English Channel

  2. Hampshire, Hampshire downnoun

    British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep


  1. Hampshirenoun

    A maritime county in the south of England bordered by Berkshire, Surrey, Sussex, Dorset, Wiltshire and the English Channel; also includes the Isle of Wight.

    Etymology: English Ham + Shire (county). The 'p' evolved phonetically between [m] and [sh], as with Thom''son.


  1. Hampshire

    Hampshire is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom. The county town of Hampshire is Winchester, the former capital city of England. Hampshire is the most populous ceremonial county in the United Kingdom outside the metropolitan counties such as the West Midlands. Hampshire is notable for housing the birthplaces of the Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Air Force. The ceremonial county is bordered by Dorset to the west, Wiltshire to the north-west, Berkshire to the north, Surrey to the north-east, and West Sussex to the east. The southern boundary is the coastline of the English Channel and the Solent, facing the Isle of Wight. Hampshire is the largest county in South East England and the third largest shire county in the United Kingdom despite losing more land than any other English county during the Local Government Act 1972 boundary changes. At its greatest size in 1889, Hampshire was the fifth largest county in England. It now has an overall area of 3,700 square kilometres, and measures approximately 86 kilometres east–west and 76 kilometres north–south. Hampshire's tourist attractions include many seaside resorts, the motor museum at Beaulieu, with national parks in both New Forest and the South Downs. Hampshire has a long maritime history and two of England's largest ports, Portsmouth and Southampton, lie on its coast. The county is famed as home of such writers as Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, as well as the birthplace of engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hampshire in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hampshire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Hampshire in a Sentence

  1. Roger Zakheim:

    It's so important that we have all these different voices here and really taking some time to focus on the ideas, there will be ample opportunity for people to give their stock speech that they'll deliver in Iowa or New Hampshire, for example. We just think this is the right moment [ and ] the window of opportunity to get to these questions.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    We’re going to cover as much ground in New Hampshire as we possibly can, see as many people, thank everyone who’s going to turn out and vote for me to try to get some more to join them.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Last week in Iowa and in New Hampshire I had a standing ovation just when I said, 'By the way, I'm self-funding my campaign.' I had a standing ovation. People love the fact that I'm putting my own money in, that means that unlike Bush, who is totally controlled by these people, and unlike Hillary (Clinton) and honestly Marco (Rubio) and everybody.

  4. Jeff Weaver:

    Thousands of Americans have come out to see Bernie speak and we've seen a great response to his message, this ad marks the next phase of this campaign. We're bringing that message directly to the voters of Iowa and New Hampshire.

  5. Fergus Cullen:

    The mainstream Republican candidate with the best chance to move forward will prove their viability by defeating the other candidates in New Hampshire.

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