Definition of Newport in English:

Newport

Syllabification: New·port
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞oˌpôrt
 
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  • 1An industrial city and port in southern Wales, on the Bristol Channel; population 119,600 (est. 2009). Welsh name Casnewydd.
  • 2A historic port city in southern Rhode Island, on the island of Rhode Island. Home to naval facilities, it became known in the 19th century as a fashionable resort where the wealthy built opulent “cottages”; population 23,523 (est. 2008).

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