Newmarket

[ noo-mahr-kit, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnuˌmɑr kɪt, ˈnyu- /
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noun

a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, NW of Toronto.
a town in W Suffolk, in E England, E of Cambridge: horse races.
(often lowercase) Also called Newmarket coat. a long, close-fitting coat worn in the 19th century as an overcoat by women and as a riding coat by men.
British. the card game Michigan.

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newmarket

/ (ˈnjuːˌmɑːkɪt) /

noun

a double-breasted waisted coat with a full skirt worn, esp for riding, in the 19th century
a simple gambling card game

Newmarket

/ (ˈnjuːˌmɑːkɪt) /

noun

a town in SE England, in W Suffolk: a famous horse-racing centre since the reign of James I. Pop: 16 947 (2001)
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