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

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