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Walsall

(wôl`sôl), metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 177,923), W central England, in the Black CountryBlack Country,
highly industrialized region, historically mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England. It includes Dudley, Rowley Regis (see Warley), Tipton, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, and Wolverhampton.
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. Iron and brass founding, limestone quarrying, and the manufacture of leather goods, small hardware, plastics, electronics, chemicals, and aircraft parts are the main industries and occupations of Walsall.

Walsall

 

a city in Great Britain, in the metropolitan county of West Midlands (until 1974, part of Staffordshire). Population, 271,100 (1974). Long known as a center for saddle-making and metalworking, Walsall produces machine tools, electrical equipment, automobile parts, and leather goods. Metallurgy is also important. The West Midlands College of Education is located in Walsall.

Walsall

1. an industrial town in central England, in Walsall unitary authority, West Midlands: engineering, electronics. Pop.: 170 994 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in central England, in the West Midlands. Pop.: 252 400 (2003 est.). Area: 106 sq. km (41 sq. miles)
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The former Aston Villa striker, currently on loan at Walsall from Leeds, then completed his hat-trick with a shot from a tight angle.
DARREN WRACK rapped two goals to get Walsall back to winning ways following their poor show against Norwich.
Walsall, who slumped to their second successive defeat, were forced to toil throughout the game as Barnt Green, boosted by their first win of the season last week, celebrated in style.
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