Newcastle meaning

no͝o'kăs'əl, nyo͝o'-
A city of northeast England on the Tyne River north of Leeds. Founded as a Roman military station, it became a coal-shipping port in the 1200s. Its prominence in the trade gave rise to the expression to carry coals to Newcastle, meaning “to do something superfluous or unnecessary.”
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A city of southeast Australia northeast of Sydney. Like the English city for which it was named, it is a coal-shipping port.
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Seaport in Tyne and Wear, N England, north of Leeds.
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City in Staffordshire, WC England.
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Seaport in E New South Wales, Australia, on the Pacific.
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