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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)


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a seaport in NE England, on the Tees estuary. 145,800.
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I'M NOT surprised that Tosh Warwick was upset to notice that Middlesbrough was misspelt as Middlesborough on a replica of the Carabao Cup, won by Boro in 2004 (The Gazette, 07.06.19).
Middlesborough should drop case SURELY Middlesbrough cannot enforce a contract preventing four of their former employees from working for another Championship club for a year.
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 58.45.
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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. Grant Leadbitter was awarded a controversial goal for the visitors despite the ball not actually crossing the line.
JK his own exclusive make-up artist after one of his boys nights out and promotion for Middlesborough (but not at the expense of Hull City).