Newgate

Newgate

[noo-geyt, -git, nyoo-]
noun
a prison in London, England: torn down 1902.
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Newgate (ˈnjuːɡɪt, -ˌɡeɪt)
 
n
a famous London prison, in use from the Middle Ages: demolished in 1902

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Newgate
1596, in ref. to the famous London prison, which was torn down 1902-3.
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