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[noo-erk, nyoo- for 1–3, 5; noo-ahrk, nyoo- for 4; for 1 alsolocally noo rk, nyoo rk] /ˈnu ərk, ˈnyu- for 1–3, 5; ˈnuˌɑrk, ˈnyu- for 4; for 1 alsolocally nʊərk, nyʊərk/
a city in NE New Jersey, on Newark Bay.
a city in central Ohio.
a town in W California.
a city in N Delaware.
a town in W New York. Unabridged
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  • The first was a bright young man, hailing from Newark, New Jersey.

    From Farm to Fortune Horatio Alger Jr.
  • Fifty years before, on that day, he had been returned to Parliament as member for Newark.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • He had paid out nearly two miles of cord, when the top kite, a little two-footer, stood straight over the spar buoy in Newark Bay.

  • Look at the astonishing crops of Professor Mapes, at Newark.

    Guano Solon Robinson
  • I was singing in a concert in Newark and she was in the wings, listening to my first song.

    Memoirs of an American Prima Donna Clara Louise Kellogg
British Dictionary definitions for Newark


a town in N central England, in Nottinghamshire. Pop: 35 454 (2001) Official name Newark-on-Trent
a port in NE New Jersey, just west of New York City, on Newark Bay and the Passaic River: the largest city in the state; founded in 1666 by Puritans from Connecticut; industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 277 911 (2003 est)
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Newark in Culture
Newark [(nooh-uhrk)]

Largest city in New Jersey.

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