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Newport News

[ noo-pawrt, -pohrt, -pert, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnuˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt, -pərt, ˈnyu- /
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noun
a seaport in SE Virginia: shipbuilding and ship-repair center.
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Newport News

noun
(functioning as singular) a port in SE Virginia, at the mouth of the James River: an industrial centre, with one of the world's largest shipyards. Pop: 181 647 (2003 est)
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