from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A borough 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. Population: 234,000.
- A village of southeast New York on the southeast coast of Long Island. It is primarily a summer resort. Population: 4,080.
- Southampton, 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.
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- proper n. a city in southern England
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Southampton is getting an Odeon IMAX of its own, report Business of Cinema.
A cast member of the hit Bravo reality show “Real Housewives of New York City” was busted for DWI early Monday morning in Southampton Village.
She recited her on-the – fly wishes: "That we have a great year of health and happiness; for a second grandchild, if that would please my daughter, Samantha; that I go on being happily married; that the sun comes out today; that I can keep on doing my aerobic walks in Southampton; that we all get invited back to Antony's, and that I sell at least 20,000 books."
A classic estate cottage in Southampton that was originally listed at $17.5 million was reduced to $13.5 million over the summer and was eventually sold at that price in August.
"It's the nouveau riche that go out and spend without hesitation — Southampton is a lot of old money."
Peter Turino, a broker with Brown Harris Stevens in East Hampton, says the market in Southampton is starting to emerge from a dark period last year.
Gordon Grant Saks Fifth Avenue had done business in Southampton for nearly 60 years before it closed on Oct. 9.
Leading the recent departures is Saks Fifth Avenue, which closed the doors on its majestic brick building, a former site of Southampton City Hall, on Oct. 9 after doing business in Southampton for nearly 60 years.
"You can't price your property based on prices from even a couple of years ago," said Tim Davis, senior managing director at Corcoran Group in Southampton, who currently has several listings currently on the market at reduced prices.
“At the stroke of midnight, ships in Southampton docks sounded their horns and a searchlight flashed out the letter ‘V,’ for ‘victory,’ in Morse code across the sky.”