1st duke newcastle



[noo-kas-uh l, -kah-suh l, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌkæs əl, -ˌkɑ səl, ˈnyu-/
noun
1st duke of, pelham-holles, thomas.
also called newcastle-upon-tyne
[noo-kas-uh l-uh-pon-tahyn, -uh-p-wn-, -kah-suh l-, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌkæs əl əˌpɒnˈtaɪn, -əˌpɔn-, -ˌkɑ səl-, ˈnyu-/ (show ipa). a seaport in tyne and wear, in ne england, on the tyne river: shipbuilding; major coal center.
a seaport in e new south wales, in se australia.
a town in se ontario, in s canada, ne of toronto, on lake ontario.
idioms
carry coals to newcastle,

to take something to a place where its kind exists in great quant-ty.
to do something wholly unnecessary.

pelham-holles
[pel-uh m-hol-is] /ˈpɛl əmˈhɒl ɪs/
noun
thomas, 1st duke of newcastle, 1693–1768, british statesman: prime minister 1754–56, 1757–62 (brother of henry pelham).
newcastle1
/ˈnjuːˌkɑːsəl/
noun
a port in se australia, in e new south wales near the mouth of the hunter river: important industrial centre, with extensive steel, metalworking, engineering, shipbuilding, and chemical industries. it suffered australia’s first recorded fatal earthquake, in 1989. pop: 279 975 (2001)
newcastle2
/ˈnjuːˌkɑːsəl/
noun
duke of, the t-tle of thomas pelham holles. 1693–1768, english whig prime minister (1754–56; 1757–62): brother of henry pelham
newcastle
see: carry coals to newcastle
newcastle

city and port, new south wales, australia. it lies at the mouth of the hunter river, 104 miles (168 km) by rail northeast of sydney
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