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A borough of northeast England at the mouth of the Tees River. It has iron, steel, and chemical works.


(Placename) 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)


(ˈmɪd lz brə)

a seaport in NE England, on the Tees estuary. 145,800.
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She looked comfortable in her heat as she followed Ella Maxwell of Middlesborough around to take one of the two automatic qualifying spots with a PB of 58.
Ashley Allcock, 27, of Vicarage Avenue, Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesborough, is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court charged with affray, being in possession of a bladed weapon and threatening a person with a bladed weapon.
HUDDERSFIELD Town's Under 23s are set for a pre-season friendly against Middlesborough this summer.
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McClaren took Middlesborough to the final of the Europa League and is hoping to do the same with Derby, providing touts don't charge too much for the tickets.
DEAN Saunders hailed his matchwinning heroes for overcoming injustice to see off Middlesborough.
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