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(Placename) a port in NE England, in North Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear, at the mouth of the River Tyne: includes the port and industrial centre of North Shields; fishing, ship-repairing, and marine engineering. Pop: 17 056 (2001)
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(ˈtaɪn məθ, ˈtɪn-)

a seaport in Tyne and Wear, in NE England, at the mouth of the Tyne River. 72,000.
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