newport


newport

noun

  1. a seaport in Gwent, in SE Wales, near the Severn estuary.
  2. a seaport and summer resort in SE Rhode Island: naval base.
  3. a city on the Isle of Wight, in S England.
  4. a city in central Kentucky, on the Ohio River, opposite Cincinnati, Ohio.

noun

  1. a city and port in SE Wales, in Newport county borough on the River Usk: electronics. Pop: 116 143 (2001)
  2. a county borough in SE Wales, created from part of Gwent in 1996. Pop: 139 300 (2003 est). Area: 190 sq km (73 sq miles)
  3. a port in SE Rhode Island: founded in 1639, it became one of the richest towns of colonial America; centre of a large number of US naval establishments. Pop: 26 136 (2003 est)
  4. a town in S England, administrative centre of the Isle of Wight. Pop: 22 957 (2001)

Resort city in southeastern Rhode Island.

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