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British Dictionary definitions for newcastle-under-lyme

Newcastle-under-Lyme

noun
  1. a town in W central England, in Staffordshire. Pop: 74 427 (2001)Often shortened to: Newcastle
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  • In 1614 he was elected for Newcastle-under-Lyme, and he died in 1626, aged only 57.

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    James Anson Farrer

  • This remarkable man was born in 1742, at Newcastle-under-Lyme, where his father carried on the business of a cabinet maker.