Gateshead

[ geyts-hed ]
/ ˈgeɪtsˌhɛd /

noun

a metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, in NE England: seaport on the Tyne River opposite Newcastle.

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Gateshead
/ (ˈɡeɪtsˌhɛd) /

noun

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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