1.) a large industrial city and port on the River Tyne in northeast England, whose full name is Newcastle upon Tyne. Newcastle used to have a large coal mining and shipbuilding industry, but much of the old industry has now closed down. People from Newcastle are informally called Geordies, and they have their own ↑dialect of English and their own ↑accent (=way of pronouncing words) which is also called Geordie and is easy to recognize.
2.) a city, port, and important industrial centre in New South Wales, southeast Australia, near where the Hunter River joins the sea

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