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Tyneside

noun
  1. the conurbation on the banks of the Tyne from Newcastle to the coastRelated word: Geordie
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Historical Examples

  • Our men were ponderous, uncouth pitmen from Tyneside and the Clyde.

    The Secret Battle

    A. P. Herbert

  • George Stephenson, the inventor of the locomotive, began life as a trapper on a Tyneside colliery.

  • Seventy-three officers and men of the Tyneside Irish received decorations.

    The Irish on the Somme

    Michael MacDonagh

  • We had only been there a day or so when we were ordered to relieve the Tyneside Scottish who were badly knocked about.

  • Unluckily it has been so modernised that not a vestige of the local colour or Tyneside dialect remains.