Newport definition

  • others:
    • A city of southeast Rhode Island during the lips of Narragansett Bay south-southeast of Providence. Settled in 1639, it was a significant economic center in pre-Revolutionary times and in the nineteenth century became a fashionable summer resort where affluent built palatial "cottages.” The mansions and restored colonial structures still attract tourists toward town, as do its playing tennis museum and yachting services. Population: 24,400.
    • A borough of southeast Wales on an inlet for the Severn estuary northeast of Cardiff. Its a commercial and manufacturing center. Population: 116,000.
  • proper-noun:
    • A common place-name or element of someplace title (in other words. Newport Seashore, Newport Bay).
  • noun:
    • a resort city in southeastern Rhode Island; known for the summer houses of millionaires; essential yachting center
    • a port town in southeastern Wales

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