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A borough of southern England near the English Channel east of Southampton. Founded by the Romans, it was a major port in the Middle Ages.
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(Placename) a city in S England, administrative centre of West Sussex: Roman ruins; 11th-century cathedral; Festival Theatre. Pop: 27 477 (2001)
(Biography) Sir Francis. 1901–72, British yachtsman, who sailed alone round the world in Gipsy Moth IV (1966–67)
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