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New Plymouth

noun
1.
a seaport on W North Island, in New Zealand.
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  • Of these New Plymouth had 3000, Connecticut less than 2000 souls.

  • A native had six hundred acres of land in the neighborhood of New Plymouth.

  • It was plain that Ethan was a great success in New Plymouth.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • No one in New Plymouth, no one Val had ever heard before, spoke like this.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • These are round Auckland and New Plymouth, and the troubles are confined to the tribes there.

    Maori and Settler G. A. Henty
  • Meantime there was fighting in the northern and western parts of the Taranaki province, between the 57th camp and New Plymouth.

  • New Plymouth was not looked upon by its inhabitants as at all beyond the pale of a most advanced civilization.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • He, at least, was an addition to New Plymouth society, being a very rising as well as agreeable person.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • It was when Ethan was seven years old that he was permitted to go to New Plymouth to spend his summer holidays.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • There was no one to play with, apparently, here in New Plymouth, but few children could have felt the lack so little as Ethan.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
British Dictionary definitions for New Plymouth

New Plymouth

noun
1.
a port in New Zealand, on W North Island: founded in 1841. Pop: 69 200 (2004 est)
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