Portland, Isle of

Portland, Isle of, a rocky peninsula in the SW. of Dorsetshire, connected by Chesil Bank and the Mainland; is famous as the source of great quantities of fine building limestone; here is also a convict-prison opened 1848, accommodating 1500 prisoners.

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

Portland * Portland Vase
Port Royal
Port-au-Prince
Portcullis
Porte, Sublime
Porteous Mob
Porter, Jane
Porter, Noah
Porteus, Beilby
Portia
Portland
Portland, Isle of
Portland Vase
Porto Rico
Portobello
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Portugal
Poseidon
Posen
Posidonius
Positivism