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Walsall

[wawl-sawl] /ˈwɔl sɔl/
noun
1.
a city in West Midlands, in central England, near Birmingham.
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  • Barlow & Walsall's men were not unhappy in those days, I believe.

    Touch and Go D. H. Lawrence
  • She wishes to die in Walsall, and she must be removed immediately.'

  • But, speaking for the moment as a taxi-driver, I put it that Walsall is a tidy distance.

    Foe-Farrell Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Walsall has a municipal corporation of six aldermen and eighteen councillors.

    Rides on Railways Samuel Sidney
  • Mr. Salton had gone to Walsall to keep an early appointment; so he was all alone.

  • Walsall is celebrated for its pig-market, a celebrity which railroads have not destroyed, as was expected, but rather increased.

    Rides on Railways Samuel Sidney
  • These two speeches in the Midlands, especially the first, at Walsall, were a terrible rock of offence.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • A few friends followed, but were soon beaten back by a Walsall mob, which rushed upon them like wild beasts.

  • Why, all sticking together, for one thing—all Barlow & Walsall's men holding by one another.

    Touch and Go D. H. Lawrence
  • A Walsall carter has summoned a fellow-worker because during a quarrel he stepped on his face.

British Dictionary definitions for Walsall

Walsall

/ˈwɔːlsɔːl/
noun
1.
an industrial town in central England, in Walsall unitary authority, West Midlands: engineering, electronics. Pop: 170 994 (2001)
2.
a unitary authority in central England, in the West Midlands. Pop: 252 400 (2003 est). Area: 106 sq km (41 sq miles)
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