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1. A city of northeast New Jersey on Newark Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, opposite Jersey City and west of New York City. It was settled by Puritans in 1666 and is today a heavily industrialized port of entry.
2. A city of central Ohio east of Columbus. It was founded in 1802 on the site of ancient earthworks erected by the Hopewell between about 100 bc and ad 400.
1. (Placename) a town in N central England, in Nottinghamshire. Pop: 35 454 (2001). Official name: Newark-on-Trent
2. (Placename) 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)
New•ark(ˈnu ərk, ˈnyu-)
a city in NE New Jersey. 268,510.