(redirected from Southampton, England)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.


 (south-hămp′tən, sou-thămp′-)
1. A city of south-central England on an inlet of the English Channel opposite the Isle of Wight. Founded on the site of Roman and Saxon settlements, it has long been a major port, especially for passenger ships.
2. A village of southeast New York on the southeast coast of Long Island. It is primarily a summer resort.


, Third Earl of Title of Henry Wriothesley. 1573-1624.
English politician, soldier, and patron of Shakespeare as well as a number of other Elizabethan poets. Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis and Rape of Lucrece are dedicated to him.


(saʊθˈæmptən; -ˈhæmp-)
1. (Placename) a port in S England, in Southampton unitary authority, Hampshire on Southampton Water (an inlet of the English Channel): chief English passenger port; university (1952); shipyards and oil refinery. Pop: 234 224 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in S England, in Hampshire. Pop: 221 100 (2003 est). Area: 49 sq km (19 sq miles)


(saʊθˈæmptən; -ˈhæmp-)
(Biography) 3rd Earl of, title of Henry Wriothesley. 1573–1624, English courtier and patron of Shakespeare, who dedicated Venus and Adonis (1593) and The Rape of Lucrece (1594) to him: sentenced to death (1601) for his part in the Essex rebellion but reprieved


(saʊθˈæmp tən, -ˈhæmp-)

a seaport in Hampshire county in S England. 215,400.
References in periodicals archive ?
Next year, guests can sail on the 2020 British Isles Golf Cruise, which visits nine ports, including Southampton, England, the site of the big championship at Royal St.
South African players play a friendly game of soccer during a training session ahead of their Cricket World Cup match against India at Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
The voyage began from Southampton, England to New York via the massive Atlantic Ocean.
India will start their World Cup campaign against South Africa on June 5 at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton, England. (ANI)
The new ship--scheduled to set out in 2022 and follow the same route from Southampton, England, to New York City--will feature an identical layout and give guests "an overriding sense that they've sailed back in time," says Clive Palmer of owner company Blue Star Line.
On its maiden voyage on April 10, 1912, the ship left Southampton, England, with more than 2,200 people aboard on its way to New York City.
Based in Southampton, England, Portmore was established in 2006 as a mid-market focused commercial insurance broker offering tailored insurance programs for a wide range of industry sectors, which encompass both private and public sector businesses.
SAPPHIRE PRINCESS 27th July 2019 14 Nights PRICE FROM PS1,429PP ITINERARY: Southampton, England Algarve Coast (Portimao), Portugal Seville (Cadiz), Spain Malaga, Spain Corsica (Ajaccio), France Sete (for Carcassonne), France Ceuta (Spanish Morocco), Spain Lisbon, Portugal Southampton, England
The company is headquartered in Southampton, England and has a footprint in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
Cunard Line is a British-American cruise line based at Carnival House at Southampton, England, operated by Carnival UK and owned by Carnival Corporation & plc.
1620 - The Mayflower departs from Southampton, England, on its first attempt to reach North America.
This month, it will launch an exhibit through January telling the story of the Titanic's ill-fated maiden voyage, which started in Southampton, England, and was headed for New York but sank 370 miles off the coast of Newfoundland.

Full browser ?