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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Rhode Island at the mouth of Narragansett Bay south-southeast of Providence. Settled in 1639, it was an important economic center in pre-Revolutionary times and in the 19th century became a fashionable summer resort where the wealthy built palatial "cottages.” The mansions and restored colonial buildings still attract tourists to the city, as do its tennis museum and yachting facilities. Population: 24,400.
  • A borough of southeast Wales on an inlet of the Severn estuary northeast of Cardiff. It is an industrial and manufacturing center. Population: 116,000.

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  • proper n. A common place name or element of a place name (i.e. Newport Beach, Newport Bay).

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  • n. a resort city in southeastern Rhode Island; known for the summer homes of millionaires; important yachting center
  • n. a port city in southeastern Wales

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  • NEWPORT - Italianfest could draw as many as 100,000 people to Newport this week, organizers said, and will provide an opportunity for the city to showcase itself.

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  • NEWPORT - Newport jazz and folk festival founder George T. Wein, 83, yesterday said he plans to resume his leadership role in the events he sold in 2007.

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  • NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL 50 (August 1 - 2) in historic Newport, RI.

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  • NEWPORT - Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates finished a weeklong road show on Friday with a stop at the Naval War College in Newport, where he said he wants a military budget that focuses on the two wars the country is fighting and those it is likely to fight in the future instead of expensive, high-technology weapons systems.

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  • NEWPORT - Those in charge of building the new courthouse addition in Newport have asked the Newport City Commission to issue bonds to fund the $30 million construction.

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  • NEWPORT - Leaders from seven Northern Kentucky cities met on a bocce court in Newport on Wednesday to compete and kick off this year's Newport Italianfest.

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  • NEWPORT - Delaware State Police say a man shot in a Newport storage unit is in grave condition at Christiana Hospital.

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  • NEWPORT - For the next Blue Monday concert in Newport Monday, KASU Radio presents a band that was founded in Newport in the 1950s and made their first Sun recording in 1956 - Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers.

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  • For example, the first piece, which The Atlantic published today, begins in Newport, which is the very place where Tocqueville arrived in America.

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  • Big Newport is located at 300 Newport Center Dr., in Newport Beach, directly across from Fashion Island.

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