Newmarket

noun

New·​mar·​ket ˈnü-ˌmär-kət How to pronounce Newmarket (audio)
ˈnyü-
variants or Newmarket coat or less commonly Newmarket frock
: a long close-fitting coat worn in the 18th and 19th centuries

Word History

Etymology

Newmarket, England

First Known Use

1751, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Newmarket was in 1751

Dictionary Entries Near Newmarket

Cite this Entry

“Newmarket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Newmarket. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Geographical Definition

Newmarket

geographical name

New·​mar·​ket ˈnü-ˌmär-kət How to pronounce Newmarket (audio)
ˈnyü-
1
town in southeastern Ontario, Canada, north of Toronto population 79,978
2
town in Suffolk county in eastern England population 20,000
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