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  1. a city in Tyne and Wear, NE England, near the mouth of the Tyne River.
  2. a type of coal widely used in Great Britain, especially for domestic purposes.
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Historical Examples of wallsend

  • The mill stood on a tidal stream which ran into the Tyne near to Wallsend.

    Human Animals

    Frank Hamel

  • The cost of the Wallsend coal on board the ship may be stated at 10s.

    Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects

    John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness

  • The idea provoked me, and with a sudden impulse I held the packet out over the blazing Wallsend, two-thirds minded to drop it in.

  • The familiar name of "Wallsend" coals reminds us of this connection between the Tynemouth colliery district and the Wall's end.

  • Section of carboniferous strata, at Wallsend, Newcastle, showing "Creeps."

British Dictionary definitions for wallsend


  1. a town in NE England, in North Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: situated on the River Tyne at the E end of Hadrian's Wall. Pop: 42 842 (2001)
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