Berwick-upon-Tweed

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

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n
(Placename) a town in N England, in N Northumberland at the mouth of the Tweed: much involved in border disputes between England and Scotland between the 12th and 16th centuries; neutral territory 1551–1885. Pop: 12 870 (2001). Also called: Berwick
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