North East England

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North East England

  1. An official region of England (one of nine, since 1994), within the United Kingdom. Comprises Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham as well as a small part of North Yorkshire.
    • 1945 January and February, T. F. Cameron, “Dock Working”, in Railway Magazine, page 10:
      The high banks of the rivers of North East England have led to the shipment of coal from staiths by the simple process of shooting it down gravity spouts from bottom-door wagons.