Tyne and Wear

[ weer ]
/ wɪər /

noun

a metropolitan county in N England.

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British Dictionary definitions for Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear

noun

a metropolitan county of NE England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, and Sunderland. Area: 540 sq km (208 sq miles)
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