Definition of Newgate in English:

Newgate

proper noun

  • A former London prison whose unsanitary conditions became notorious in the 18th century before the building was burnt down in the Gordon Riots of 1780. A new edifice was erected on the same spot but was demolished in 1902 to make way for the Central Criminal Court.

Pronunciation:

Newgate

/ˈnjuːɡeɪt/