Definition of Newcastle in English:


proper noun

  • 1An industrial city and metropolitan district in NE England, a port on the River Tyne; population 170,200 (est. 2009). Full name Newcastle upon Tyne.

  • 2An industrial town in Staffordshire, in England, just south-west of Stoke-on-Trent; population 77,500 (est. 2009). Full name Newcastle-under-Lyme.

  • 3An industrial port on the SE coast of Australia, in New South Wales; population 152,659 (2008).