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An independent city of southeast Virginia at the mouth of the James River off Hampton Roads north-northwest of Norfolk. Settled c. 1620, it gained economic importance with the beginning of its shipbuilding industry in the 1880s.
(Placename) (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)
New′port News′(ˈnuˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt, -pərt, ˈnyu-)
a seaport in SE Virginia: shipbuilding and ship-repair center. 176,122.
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|Noun||1.||Newport News - a port city in southeastern Virginia at the mouth of the James River off Hampton Roads; large shipyards|