Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: Newcastle  'n(y)oo,kã-sul
  1. A port city in northeastern England on the River Tyne; a centre for coal exports (giving rise to the expression 'carry coals to Newcastle' meaning to do something unnecessary)
    - Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Type of: city, metropolis, port, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: England

Encyclopedia: Newcastle, Oklahoma