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Definitions for Newcastle
ˈnuˌkæs əl, -ˌkɑ səl, ˈnyu-new·cas·tle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tynenoun

    a port city in northeastern England on the River Tyne; a center for coal exports (giving rise to the expression `carry coals to Newcastle' meaning to do something unnecessary)


  1. Newcastlenoun

    A town in England.


  1. Newcastlenoun

    A city in northeastern England; properly Newcastle upon Tyne

  2. Newcastlenoun

    A city in New South Wales, Australia, situated at the mouth of the Hunter River.

  3. Newcastlenoun

    Any of several places in the UK, Ireland, and USA.


  1. newcastle

    Newcastle can refer to two primary meanings: 1. A city in northeast England, officially known as Newcastle upon Tyne. It is known for its striking architecture, vibrant nightlife, and hosting famous universities such as Newcastle University and Northumbria University. 2. It can also refer to various global cities, towns, or locales named after the aforementioned Newcastle upon Tyne due to historical connections with the British Empire. Furthermore, it is essential to know that the term "Newcastle" is also associated with a disease that affects birds (Newcastle Disease).


  1. Newcastle

    The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie local government areas. It is the hub of the Greater Newcastle area which includes most parts of the local government areas of City of Newcastle, City of Lake Macquarie, City of Cessnock, City of Maitland and Port Stephens Council. 162 kilometres NNE of Sydney, at the mouth of the Hunter River, it is the predominant city within the Hunter Region. Famous for its coal, Newcastle is the largest coal exporting harbour in the world, exporting over 97 Mt of coal in 2009–10 with plans to expand annual capacity to 180 Mt by 2013. Beyond the city, the Hunter Region possesses large coal deposits. Geologically, the area is located in the central-eastern part of the Sydney basin.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Newcastle' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3638

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Newcastle' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4351

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Newcastle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Newcastle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Newcastle in a Sentence

  1. Pandu Sjahrir:

    Indonesia is the biggest swing factor in the world. If Indonesia's demand can increase from 90 million tonnes to 200 or 250 million tonnes, that could influence Newcastle prices, but that's a big if.

  2. Pat Markey:

    Many times in the past, we've seen Newcastle soften after the April-March negotiations have been finalised.

  3. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Zygmunt Zikorra was quoted as inquiring; "What containers are utilized in 'carrying coal to Newcastle'?

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