Definition of Newport

1. Noun. A port city in southeastern Wales.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Cambria, Cymru, Wales

2. Noun. A resort city in southeastern Rhode Island; known for the summer homes of millionaires; important yachting center.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Little Rhody, Ocean State, Rhode Island, Ri

Definition of Newport

1. Proper noun. A common place name or element of a place name (i.e. Newport Beach, Newport Bay). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Newport

Newfoundland English
Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland dwarf birch
Newfoundland speed bump
Newfoundland speed bumps
Newport (current term)
Newport News
Newton's cradle
Newton's disk
Newton's first law
Newton's first law of motion
Newton's flaming laser sword
Newton's interference colours
Newton's law
Newton's law of gravitation
Newton's law of motion
Newton's rings

Literary usage of Newport

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Through the five following years Newport was actively engaged in the duties ... In this transaction the king received 6000/. and Newport l,000i. above the ..."

2. Travels in New-England and New-York by Timothy Dwight (1823)
"Healthfulness and Commerce of Newport. Its Settlement. ... Newport is built near the southern end of the island of Rhode-Island, upon the western shore. ..."

3. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1891)
"April, 1778, he resumed the command at Newport, but was soon superseded by the ... New York and Newport were now the only places held by the enemy in the ..."

4. Economic and Social History of New England, 1620-1789 by William Babcock Weeden (1890)
"The small fleet of 1713 grew to 120 sail owned at Newport in 1741.2 But it was the activity of her commerce, rather than her property in ships, ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"In various places in that city and elsewhere, in Ohio and other states, one, at least, being in Newport, Kentucky, they had offices or stations at which the ..."

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