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Newcastle upon Tyne

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  1. a city and metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, England

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  2. often shortened to Newcastle

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  3. Situated on the north bank of the River Tyne, the city owes its name to the Norman castle built in 1080, by Robert II of Normandy, the eldest son of William the Conqueror

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  4. The area around Newcastle was historically a Roman settlement

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  5. The medieval Latin name is Novum Castrum super Tynumm, a literal translation

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