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[noo-kas-uh l, -kah-suh l, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌkæs əl, -ˌkɑ səl, ˈnyu-/

1st Duke of, .
Also called Newcastle-upon-Tyne
[noo-kas-uh l-uh-pon-tahyn, -uh-pawn-, -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.
carry coals to Newcastle,

a city in W Pennsylvania.
a city in E Indiana.
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)
Duke of, the title of Thomas Pelham Holles. 1693–1768, English Whig prime minister (1754–56; 1757–62): brother of Henry Pelham
see: carry coals to Newcastle


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