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Gateshead

[ geyts-hed ]

noun

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


Gateshead

/ ˈɡeɪtsˌhɛd /

noun

  1. a port in NE England, in Gateshead unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: engineering works, cultural centre. Pop: 78 403 (2001)
  2. 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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He was at first confined in a lunatic asylum at West Auckland, but was afterwards removed to a similar establishment at Gateshead.

Gateshead has been disparagingly described as “a dirty lane leading to Newcastle;” but this was in the days that are no more.

This remark is elicited by the recollection of a fearful explosion which took place at Gateshead in 1854.

As part of the palatinate of Durham, Gateshead was not represented in parliament until 1832.

Several witches at Gateshead examined, and carried to Durham for trial; "a grave for a witch."

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