Middlesbrough


Mid·dles·brough

geographical name \ˈmi-dəlz-brə\

Definition of MIDDLESBROUGH

town N England on Tees River pop 141,100

Middlesbrough

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Town and unitary authority (pop., 2001: 134,487), geographic county of North Yorkshire, historic county of Yorkshire, England. Situated on the southern bank of the River Tees, it was formed in 1830 with the arrival of the railway to the site of a new coal-exporting port. Its development was later fostered by the discovery of ironstone nearby.

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