Newmarket

noun
New·​mar·​ket | \ ˈnü-ˌmär-kət How to pronounce Newmarket (audio) , ˈnyü- How to pronounce Newmarket (audio) \
variants: or Newmarket coat or less commonly Newmarket frock

Definition of Newmarket

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a long close-fitting coat worn in the 18th and 19th centuries

Newmarket

geographical name
New·​mar·​ket | \ ˈnü-ˌmär-kət How to pronounce Newmarket (audio) , ˈnyü- \

Definition of Newmarket (Entry 2 of 2)

1 town in southeastern Ontario, Canada, north of Toronto population 79,978
2 town in Suffolk county in eastern England population 20,000

First Known Use of Newmarket

Noun

1751, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Newmarket

Noun

Newmarket, England

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About Newmarket

Time Traveler for Newmarket

Time Traveler

The first known use of Newmarket was in 1751

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near Newmarket

Newmanite

Newmarket

new math

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Newmarket

Cite this Entry

“Newmarket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Newmarket. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on Newmarket

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about Newmarket

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!