What does Newark mean?

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ˈnu ərk, ˈnyu-newark

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Newarknoun

    the largest city in New Jersey; located in northeastern New Jersey


  1. Newarknoun

    Any of several place names, see Wikipedia:Newark


  1. newark

    Newark is a city located in the northeastern part of the United States, specifically in the state of New Jersey. It is the largest city in New Jersey and known for its significant rail, air, and shipping connections. Newark is a major hub for businesses and bears a rich cultural heritage with many museums, galleries, festivals, and architectural landmarks. The city is also home to several universities and colleges including the University of Newark and the New Jersey Institute of Technology.


  1. Newark

    Newark is the largest city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, and the county seat of Essex County. One of the nation's major air, shipping, and rail hubs, the city had a population of 277,140 in 2010, making it the nation's 67th most-populous municipality. Located in the heart of New Jersey's Gateway Region, Newark is the second largest city in the New York metropolitan area, approximately 8 miles west of Manhattan. Port Newark, the major container shipping terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey, is the largest on the East Coast. Newark Liberty International Airport was the first municipal commercial airport in the United States and today one of its busiest. Newark is headquarters to numerous corporations, such as Prudential Financial and PSEG. It is also home to several universities, including Rutgers–Newark, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Seton Hall University's Law School. Among others, its cultural and sports venues include: the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Prudential Center, and the Bears & Eagles Riverfront Baseball Stadium. Newark is divided into five geographical wards, and contains neighborhoods ranging in character from bustling urban districts to quiet suburban enclaves. Newark's Branch Brook Park is the oldest county park in the United States and is home to the nation's largest collection of cherry blossom trees, which number about 4,300.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Newark

    city of U.S., New Jersey, 7 miles W. by New Jersey City. It has extensive tanneries, and manufactories of hats, thread, and celluloid.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. newark

    A town of England, in Nottinghamshire, on the Newark River, 16 miles northeast from Nottingham. Here, in the midst of troubles, died King John, October 9, 1216; here the royal army under Prince Rupert repulsed the army of the Parliament, besieging the town, March 21, 1644; and here, May 5, 1646, Charles I., after his defeat at Naseby, put himself into the hands of the Scotch army, who afterwards gave him up to his enemies.

Rap Dictionary

  1. newarknoun

    Brick City, New Jersey. Home of RedMan, LOTUG, Artifacts, Channel Live, T-neck, Rah Digga, and Queen Latifah. One of the poorest cities in the U.S. Also known for the massive riots back in the day.And for the violence that occurs in Newark, New Jersey

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Newark is ranked #59017 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Newark surname appeared 343 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Newark.

    88.3% or 303 total occurrences were White.
    5.8% or 20 total occurrences were Black.
    2% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2% or 7 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Newark' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4113

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Newark in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Newark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Newark in a Sentence

  1. United Airlines:

    We have spoken with our customer’s family to apologize. We are working with our team and our wheelchair assistance vendor at Newark to review what happened and to prevent this from happening again.

  2. Mayor Ras Baraka:

    Families are the core of community, so we wanted to change the perception of our community, to get people to choose to live in Newark, but this has taken on a life of its own.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Take a look at Cory Booker, cory Booker ran Newark, New Jersey, into the ground. Cory Booker was Cory Booker. And Cory Booker made statements that when Cory Booker was in high school or college, what Cory Booker was doing — Cory Booker actually made the statements. And now Cory Booker's talking about Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

  4. James Hughes:

    Newark has its assets, and I think it's really taking advantage of them.

  5. Trump Trump:

    We have so many places -- whether it's Baltimore or Newark or Cleveland or so many places -- where there is such tension, and one of the things you have to do is spirit. We have to get more spirit into the country. This country doesn't have spirit. And the other thing you have to do is you have to create jobs.

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  • Nick James
    Nick James
    Also the market town on the River Trent and the Fosse Way in Nottinghamshire, England (which presumably gave the other one its name). Siege of Newark/Newark Castle (a Royalist stronghold throughout most of the English Civil War). 
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