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Type Settlement
Usage English

Meaning & History

A city in North-East England. It simply denoted the site of a New Castle, as this is where a castle was erected by William the Conquer in 1080.
The suffix '-upon-Tyne' was added because of Newcastle's location, near the River Tyne.
Added 6/30/2016 by McLeeds
Edited 6/24/2017 by McLeeds