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 (no͞o′ərk, nyo͞o′-)
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)


(ˈnu ərk, ˈnyu-)

a city in NE New Jersey. 268,510.
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Noun1.Newark - the largest city in New JerseyNewark - the largest city in New Jersey; located in northeastern New Jersey
Garden State, Jersey, New Jersey, NJ - a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
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On the conclusion of the Nottingham engagement (the results of which more than equaled the results at Derby), I proposed taking the entertainment next -- now we had got it into our own hands -- to Newark.
I go to Grantham," said the Corn Engrosser, "but I shall lodge tonight at Newark, if I can get so far upon my way.
Why, I myself am on the way to Newark," quoth merry Robin, "so that, as two honest men are better than one in roads beset by such a fellow as this Robin Hood, I will jog along with thee, if thou hast no dislike to my company.
Then forward," quoth Robin, "for the day wanes and it will be dark ere we reach Newark.
Let us forward, and save thy mirth till we are safe and sound at Newark.
Then merry Robin laughed again, and quoth he, "Men hereabouts call me Robin Hood; so, sweet friend, thou hadst best do my bidding and give me thy shoes, wherefore hasten, I prythee, or else thou wilt not get to fair Newark Town till after dark.
But at Newark Castle, the seat of the Duchess of Buccleuch, he receives kindly entertainment.
had just surrendered to the parliamentary troops, whilst Oxford and Newark still held out for him in the hopes of coming to some arrangement.
They were little more than a stage out of Grantham, or about halfway between it and Newark, when Nicholas, who had been asleep for a short time, was suddenly roused by a violent jerk which nearly threw him from his seat.
The first scoping meeting will be held Tuesday, November 28 at the Weequahic Park Sports Authority Community Center, 92 Carmichael Drive in Newark from 5 p.
The Newark Fiber program kicked off at 2 Gateway Center, the first building to participate, following an announcement by Mayor Ras J.
These include: Newark Public Schools; Essex County College; Gateway to College National Network; and Big Picture Learning.