[ mid-lz-bruh ]
/ ˈmɪd lz brə /
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a seaport in NE England, on the Tees estuary.
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Words nearby Middlesbrough
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How to use Middlesbrough in a sentence
As to the growth of the last half century, there is only one town—the neighbouring Middlesbrough—by which it has been excelled.
Fifty years ago there was only a single farmstead where the great town of Middlesbrough now stands.
In districts such as Middlesbrough they could generate more electricity than they have any use for.Marvels of Scientific Invention|Thomas W. Corbin
Mr. Wilson, the member for Middlesbrough, is restless, and moves about a good deal.Sketches In The House (1893)|T. P. O'Connor
She was outward bound from Middlesbrough to the River Plate with a cargo of railway iron sleepers.Heroes of the Goodwin Sands|Thomas Stanley Treanor
British Dictionary definitions for Middlesbrough
/ (ˈmɪdəlzbrə) /
an industrial town and unitary authority in NE England; on the Tees estuary; university (1992). The unitary authority was formerly (1974–96) part of Cleveland county. Pop: 135 00 (2008 est.) Area: 54 sq km (21 sq miles)
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