Newsgroup definition

no͝ozgro͝op, nyo͝oz-
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Any of a large number of Internet discussion sites on a particular topic, set up to display messages and comments from various users in the order of submission.
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An area on a computer network, especially the Internet, devoted to the discussion of a specified topic.

Read messages posted to newsgroups that discuss pet cats.

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A forum on the Internet for textual discussions of specific subjects. A newsgroup essentially is a discussion group that generally involves an article that serves as a stimulus for message postings that form conversational threads.
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A repository on a computer network where people can post messages, usually about a single subject.
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Noun

Singular:
newsgroup
Plural:
newsgroups

Origin of newsgroup