Newark

[ noo-erk, nyoo- for 1–3, 5; noo-ahrk, nyoo- for 4; for 1 alsolocally noo rk, nyoo rk ]
/ ˈnu ərk, ˈnyu- for 1–3, 5; ˈnuˌɑrk, ˈnyu- for 4; for 1 alsolocally nʊərk, nyʊərk /

noun

a city in NE New Jersey, on Newark Bay.
a city in central Ohio.
a town in W California.
a city in N Delaware.
a town in W New York.

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British Dictionary definitions for newark

Newark
/ (ˈnjuːək) /

noun

a town in N central England, in Nottinghamshire. Pop: 35 454 (2001)Official name: Newark-on-Trent
a port in NE New Jersey, just west of New York City, on Newark Bay and the Passaic River: the largest city in the state; founded in 1666 by Puritans from Connecticut; industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 277 911 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for newark

Newark
[ (nooh-uhrk) ]

Largest city in New Jersey.

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