Sheerness


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Sheerness,

England: see Queenborough-in-SheppeyQueenborough-in-Sheppey,
town (1991 pop. 33,362), on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, SE England, at the confluence of the Medway and Thames rivers. Radios, furniture, glass, rubber products, and clothing are made in the vicinity, which also has a beach resort.
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Sheerness

 

a city and port in Great Britain, in the county of Kent. Situated at the entrance to the Thames estuary, on the Isle of Sheppey. Part of the borough of Queensborough-in-Sheppey. Population, 106,700 (1976). Government dockyards are located in the city.

Sheerness

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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