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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A borough of northeast England on the North Sea at the mouth of the Tyne River. It is a port, shipbuilding center, and seaside resort. Population: 60,022.

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Examples

  • For the next year, Thomas was posted to Shore Batteries in Tynemouth, Dorset,

    Thomas Hawksworth

  • There are thriving surfing communities in Thurso, Tynemouth and Whitley Bay, the Gower Peninsula and Bournemouth.

    Surfers Against Sewage: the muck stops here

  • In recent years, the center-right party has picked up strength in the area around Tynemouth, with a Conservative mayor elected in 2009.

    Swing Seats Hold Key to U.K. Election

  • Tynemouth is a district made up of a string of coastal towns, including Whitley Bay, once one of the U. K.'s most popular resorts, but which, like the region as a whole, suffered decades of economic decline.

    Swing Seats Hold Key to U.K. Election

  • In Tynemouth, the Conservatives hope that increased support for the Liberal Democrats will peel voters away from Labour.

    Swing Seats Hold Key to U.K. Election

  • In the Chirton area of Tynemouth, scene of violent riots in 1991 during the prior Conservative government, 77-year-old former shipworker Thomas Grounsell said he would give the Labour government a five-out-of-10 rating for its record since 1997, the kind of disillusion that some political observers believe will persuade traditional Labour voters to stay home Thursday.

    Swing Seats Hold Key to U.K. Election

  • Tynemouth is one of a cluster of closely watched seats up for grabs Thursday.

    Swing Seats Hold Key to U.K. Election

  • In Tynemouth, talk from the Liberal Democrats about a new politics, which has gripped more-affluent voters in some southern seats, has less resonance than more bread-and-butter issues like jobs and taxes.

    Swing Seats Hold Key to U.K. Election

  • In the pretty seaside town of Tynemouth, Mr. Brown cut short a visit as Labour and Tory supporters jostled on the streets.

    Brown Scrambles for Votes as U.K. Poll Nears

  • In the Chirton area of Tynemouth, scene of violent riots in 1991 during the last Conservative government, 77-year-old former shipworker

    Tories Fight For Swing Districts

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