[noo-erk, nyoo- for 1–3, 5; noo-ahrk, nyoo- for 4; for 1 alsolocally noo rk, nyoo rk]
  1. a city in NE New Jersey, on Newark Bay.
  2. a city in central Ohio.
  3. a town in W California.
  4. a city in N Delaware.
  5. a town in W New York. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of newark

Historical Examples of newark

  • The first of them ends with his retirement from the representation of Newark.

    The Grand Old Man

    Richard B. Cook

  • Fifty years before, on that day, he had been returned to Parliament as member for Newark.

    The Grand Old Man

    Richard B. Cook

  • The State convention was held as usual in Newark, November 24.

  • The first was a bright young man, hailing from Newark, New Jersey.

    From Farm to Fortune

    Horatio Alger Jr.

  • Look at the astonishing crops of Professor Mapes, at Newark.


    Solon Robinson

British Dictionary definitions for newark


  1. a town in N central England, in Nottinghamshire. Pop: 35 454 (2001)Official name: Newark-on-Trent
  2. 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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newark in Culture



Largest city in New Jersey.

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