South Shields

  1. a seaport in Tyne and Wear, in NE England, at the mouth of the Tyne River.

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How to use South Shields in a sentence

  • He had accordingly the good sense respectfully to decline the honour of contesting the representation of South Shields.

    Lives of the Engineers | Samuel Smiles
  • Such goings-on are seen on the stage in South Shields in melodrama, and they are the goings-on of the villain.

    Simon the Jester | William J. Locke
  • It prevailed at South Shields that season with unusual severity, the cramps and spasms being peculiarly manifest.

  • Henry Greathead—a boatbuilder of South Shields—erroneously got the credit of this invention.

    Battles with the Sea | R.M. Ballantyne
  • He returned to South Shields and searched there, and spent the rest of the night seeking for his wretched idol.

    Wild Animals I Have Known | Ernest Thompson Seton

British Dictionary definitions for South Shields

South Shields

  1. a port in NE England, in South Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear, on the Tyne estuary opposite North Shields. Pop: 82 854 (2001)

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