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saʊθˈæmp tən, -ˈhæmp-Southamp·ton

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Wiktionary

  1. Southamptonnoun

    a city in southern England

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  1. Southampton

    Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England, and is situated 75 miles south-west of London and 19 miles north-west of Portsmouth. Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water at the confluence of the River Test and River Itchen, with the River Hamble joining to the south of the urban area. The local authority is Southampton City Council, which is a unitary authority. The city represents the core of the Greater Southampton region, and the city itself has an estimated population of 239,700 Southampton combines with Portsmouth to form a single metropolitan area; with a population of over a million this makes the region one of the United Kingdom's most populous metropolitan areas. The city's name is sometimes abbreviated in writing to "So'ton" or "Soton", and a resident of Southampton is called a Sotonian. Significant employers in Southampton include the University of Southampton, Southampton Solent University, Southampton Airport, the Ford Transit factory, Ordnance Survey, BBC South, the NHS, ABP and Carnival UK. Southampton is noted for its association with the RMS Titanic, the Spitfire and more recently a number of the largest cruise ships in the world.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Southampton

    an important seaport of South Hampshire, 79 m. SW. of London, situated on a small peninsula at the head of Southampton Water (a fine inlet, 11 m. by 2), between the mouths of the Itchen (E.) and the Test (W.); portions of the old town-walls and four gateways still remain; is the head-quarters of the Ordnance Survey; has splendid docks, and is an important steam-packet station for the West Indies, Brazil, and South Africa; yacht and ship building and engine-making are flourishing industries.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Southampton

    The south town on the Ant or Hantone. See “Hampshire.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Southampton in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Southampton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Southampton in a Sentence

  1. Russ Mantle:

    I can remember other things very clearly despite me having been knocked off by cars, lorries and suffered concussion, three days in Southampton hospital through an accident with a lorry.

  2. Neil Parish:

    Only five cities - Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Derby and Southampton - will have new powers to charge polluting vehicles to enter new clean air zones, councils in the dozens of other English cities currently exceeding EU pollution limits must also be given the option of using such powers if their communities support action.

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