[noo-ground, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌgraʊnd, ˈnyu-/
noun, South Midland and Southern U.S.
a tract of land recently cleared for cultivation.
- Newgroup wars
/n[y]oo’groop worz/ [Usenet] The salvos of dueling “newgroup” and “rmgroup” messages sometimes exchanged by persons on opposite sides of a dispute over whether a newsgroup should be created net-wide, or (even more frequently) whether an obsolete one should be removed. These usually settle out within a week or two as it becomes clear whether the […]
- New guard
noun newly arrived military troops; replacement military troops
noun 1. a large island N of Australia, politically divided into the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya (West Irian) and the independent country of Papua New Guinea. About 316,000 sq. mi. (818,000 sq. km). noun 1. an island in the W Pacific, north of Australia: divided politically into Papua (formerly Irian Jaya, a province of […]
- New guinea macrophylum
/ˌmækrəʊˈfaɪləm/ noun 1. the older term for Trans-New Guinea phylum