See also: solent

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsəʊlənt/
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  • Rhymes: -əʊlənt

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the Solent

  1. A strait separating Hampshire from the Isle of Wight in in southern England.
    • 2019, Isabel Waidner, We Are Made of Diamond Stuff, Dostoyevsky Wannabe Originals, page 13:
      One, two, three Victorian military forts in the Solent—an early indication they have a thing about foreign invasion down here.

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