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Newcastle-upon-Tyne   /nˈukˌæsəl-əpˈɑn-taɪn/   Listen
Newcastle-upon-Tyne

noun
1.
A port city in northeastern England on the River Tyne; a center for coal exports (giving rise to the expression 'carry coals to Newcastle' meaning to do something unnecessary).  Synonym: Newcastle.






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"Newcastle-upon-Tyne" Quotes from Famous Books



... W. S. P. (Newcastle-upon-Tyne). Filtered rain-water is far the best to use in making your iodized paper. The appearances which you describe in all probability depend upon the different sheets resting too firmly upon one another, so that the water has not free and ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 223, February 4, 1854 • Various



Words linked to "Newcastle-upon-Tyne" :   metropolis, port, urban center, England, city



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