Hampshire, Hants

Hampshire, Hants, a maritime county of S. England, fronting the English Channel between Dorset on the W. and Sussex on the E.; in the NE. are the “rolling Downs,” affording excellent sheep pasturage, while the SW. is largely occupied by the New Forest; the Test, Itchen, and Avon are principal rivers flowing to the S.; besides the usual cereals, hops are raised, while Hampshire bacon and honey are celebrated; Southampton, Portsmouth, and Gosport are the chief trading and manufacturing towns.

Population (circa 1900) given as 690,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Hampole, Richard Rolle * Hampstead
Hamilton, Sir William
Hamilton, Sir William Rowan
Hamiltonian System
Hammer
Hammerfest
Hammersmith
Hammond, Henry
Hampden, John
Hampden, Renn Dickson
Hampole, Richard Rolle
Hampshire, Hants
Hampstead
Hampton
Hanau
Hancock, Winfield Scott
Händel
Hang-chow
Hanging Gardens, The, of Babylon
Hanif
Hankow
Hanley