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Gosport

(gŏs`pôrt), city (1991 pop. 69,664) and district, Hampshire, S England. The city is a major port and shares its harbor with Portsmouth. There are ship- and yacht-building facilities and various light industries. Formerly a victualing station for the Royal Navy, Gosport was an embarkation point for the invasion of France in 1944.
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Gosport

a town in S England, in Hampshire on Portsmouth harbour: naval base since the 16th century. Pop.: 69 348 (2001)
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