- a metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, in NE England: seaport on the Tyne River opposite Newcastle.
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Examples from the Web for gateshead
For this he was rightly confined in a lunatic asylum at Gateshead.The Great North Road: York to Edinburgh
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We walked over the river to Gateshead, and booked from there to Newcastle.My Experiences as an Executioner
That outbreak was supposed to have been generated in the Gateshead poorhouse.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)
Or was the vault under the chancel of Gateshead Church an inviting bourne?
Bessie would rather have stayed, but she was obliged to go, because punctuality at meals was rigidly enforced at Gateshead Hall.
- a port in NE England, in Gateshead unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: engineering works, cultural centre. Pop: 78 403 (2001)
- a unitary authority in NE England, in Tyne and Wear. Pop: 191 000 (2003 est). Area: 142 sq km (55 sq miles)
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