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Newgate

[noo-geyt, -git, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌgeɪt, -gɪt, ˈnyu-/
noun
1.
a prison in London, England: torn down 1902.
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Newgate

/ˈnjuːɡɪt; -ˌɡeɪt/
noun
1.
a famous London prison, in use from the Middle Ages: demolished in 1902
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Word Origin and History for Newgate

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

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