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  1. a port in NW England, in NW Lancashire. Pop (with Morecambe): 16 136 (2001)
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Historical Examples

  • Heysham had understated the case, for unless we struck the railroad we might very well freeze to death on the prairie.

    Lorimer of the Northwest

    Harold Bindloss

  • Robertson nodded to his fireman, for Heysham had told him the story, and presently the vibration grew yet sharper.

  • The ruined chapel at Heysham in Lancashire, a work of early date, is an undivided rectangle in plan.

  • Docks at Heysham, Lancashire; and steamship services to Belfast, &c.

  • Thomas Gernet, in Heysham, by sounding the horn on meeting the king on his arrival in those parts.