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Newham

[noo-uh m, nyoo-] /ˈnu əm, ˈnyu-/
noun
1.
a borough of Greater London, England.
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Newham

/ˈnjuːəm/
noun
1.
a borough of E Greater London, on the River Thames: established in 1965. Pop: 250 600 (2003 est). Area: 36 sq km (14 sq miles)
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inner borough of London. It is bordered to the east by the River Roding and Barking Creek, to the south by the River Thames, and to the west by the River Lea. Newham was established in 1965 by amalgamation of North Woolwich, a small part of Barking, and the county boroughs of East Ham and West Ham. It includes such areas and historic villages as (south to north) Silvertown, North Woolwich, Custom House, Canning Town, Beckton, Plaistow, West Ham, East Ham, Upton Park, Stratford, Manor Park, and Forest Gate (in part). Nearly all of Newham lies within the historic county of Essex

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