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  • (n) a port city in northeastern England on the River Tyne; a center for coal exports (giving rise to the expression `carry coals to Newcastle' meaning to do something unnecessary)

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  • "There was a Bobby Rydell song out at the time, Forget Him, and, as often happens, you think of one song when you write another," said Paul. "We were in a van up in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. I'd planned an 'answering song' where a couple of us...
    on Sep 19, 2009 By: Paul McCartney Source: Liverpool Echo

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periphery periphery
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