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ˈnuˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt, ˈnyu-New·port

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Newportnoun

    a port city in southeastern Wales

  2. Newportnoun

    a resort city in southeastern Rhode Island; known for the summer homes of millionaires; important yachting center


  1. Newportnoun

    A common place name or element of a place name (i.e. Newport Beach, Newport Bay).


  1. Newport

    Newport is a city and unitary authority in south east Wales. It is located on the River Usk close to its confluence with the Severn estuary, 12 miles east of Cardiff. It is the third largest city in Wales, with a population of 145,700. Newport has been a port since medieval times, when a castle was built by the Normans. The town outgrew the earlier Roman town of Caerleon, immediately upstream, and gained its first charter in 1314. It grew significantly in the 19th century, when its port became the focus of coal exports from the eastern valleys of South Wales. Until the rise of Cardiff from the 1850s, Newport was Wales' largest coal-exporting port. It was the site of the last large-scale armed insurrection in Britain, the Newport Rising of 1839 led by the Chartists. During the 20th century, the docks declined in importance, but Newport remained an important manufacturing and engineering centre. It was granted city status in 2002. It is the home of the University of South Wales, and the Newport Gwent Dragons rugby union regional team, and hosted the Ryder Cup in 2010. It is the largest urban area within the historic county boundaries of Monmouthshire and the preserved county of Gwent. The City of Newport, which includes some surrounding rural areas as well as the built up area, is governed by Newport City Council.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Newport

    1, capital of the Isle of Wight (10), and near its centre; in its vicinity is Carisbrooke Castle, where Charles I. was imprisoned. 2, The largest town in Monmouth (54), at the mouth of the Usk, engaged in manufacture of various kinds, but chiefly as a port for the export of minerals, which is very large. 3, A town in Rhode Island, U.S., (19), a fashionable watering-place, as well as a manufacturing; was for a time the residence of Bishop Berkeley.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Newport in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Newport in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Newport in a Sentence

  1. Loren Fleckenstein:

    The waves coming out of Newport Beach have diminished, we are happy to see increasing interest in our newer strategies, including the DoubleLine Flexible Income Fund.

  2. Lifeguard Battalion Chief Brian O'Rourke:

    We are expecting crowds of up to 30 or 40 thousand in the city of Newport Beach at the beach, people are coming from everywhere.

  3. California Gov. Gavin Newsom:

    I don't want to be punitive, my gosh, someone who has lost their job, last thing they want to do is -- walk their dog, they're with their kids, they've got cabin fever, and they just want to take a rest on Newport Beach, and all of a sudden, they get a citation. I don't want to see that happen.

  4. Loren Fleckenstein:

    An advisory firm which pulled client assets from the Pimco Total Return Fund after Bill Gross left and parked the money in a bond index fund allocated part of the proceeds last month to the DoubleLine Core Fixed Income Fund, so I guess you could call it a delayed 'Newport Beach effect'.

  5. Peter Lance:

    This is one of those stories that is still talked about in Newport, i read a Facebook page for Newport residents and every three or four months someone brings this up.

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