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Wallsend

(wôlz`ĕnd'), town (1991 pop. 44,542), North Tyneside metropolitan district, NE England, on the Tyne River in the Newcastle upon Tyne metropolitan area. Wallsend formerly had shipbuilding and engineering industries; today its economy centers around the manufacture of rope, glass, and computer chips. The town is the eastern terminus of Hadrian's WallHadrian's Wall,
ancient Roman wall, 73.5 mi (118.3 km) long, across the narrow part of the island of Great Britain from Wallsend on the Tyne River to Bowness at the head of Solway Firth. It was mainly built from c.A.D.
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Wallsend

a town in NE England, in North Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: situated on the River Tyne at the E end of Hadrian's Wall. Pop.: 42 842 (2001)
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