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*NEWJAZ *TUNAZ > NEOWE TUN > NEWTON

newton is a contraction of "new town", the name of many places in english-speaking countries. the name derives from the old english (anglo-saxon) “neowe tun” from proto-germanic “*newjaz *tunaz”. a newt, also known as an eft, is an aquatic amphibian of the family salamandridae, although not all aquatic salamanders are considered newts.

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