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Meaning of "Berwick-upon-Tweed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BERWICK-UPON-TWEED

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Berwick-Upon-Tweed is a noun.
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WHAT DOES BERWICK-UPON-TWEED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Coordinates: 55°46′16″N 2°00′25″W / 55.771°N 2.007°W / 55.771; -2.007 Berwick-upon-Tweed i/ˈbɛrɨk əpɒn ˈtwiːd/ is a town in the county of Northumberland and is the northernmost town in England, on the east coast at the mouth of the River Tweed. It is situated 2½ miles south of the Scottish border. It is roughly 56 miles east-south east of Edinburgh, 65 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne and 345 miles north of London. Berwick-upon-Tweed had a population of 13,265 at the time of the United Kingdom Census 2011. A civil parish and town council were created in 2008. Founded as an Anglo-Saxon settlement during the time of the kingdom of Northumbria, the area was for over 400 years central to historic border war between the Kingdoms of England and Scotland, and several times possession of Berwick changed hands between the two kingdoms. The last time it changed hands was when England retook it in 1482. Berwick remains a traditional market town and also has some notable architectural features, in particular its medieval town walls, its Elizabethan ramparts and Britain's earliest barracks buildings.

Definition of Berwick-upon-Tweed in the English dictionary

The definition of Berwick-upon-Tweed in the dictionary is a town in N England, in N Northumberland at the mouth of the Tweed: much involved in border disputes between England and Scotland between the 12th and 16th centuries; neutral territory 1551–1885. Pop: 12 870 Also called: Berwick.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BERWICK-UPON-TWEED


bindweed
ˈbaɪndˌwiːd
chickweed
ˈtʃɪkˌwiːd
duckweed
ˈdʌkˌwiːd
fireweed
ˈfaɪəˌwiːd
hawkweed
ˈhɔːkˌwiːd
hogweed
ˈhɒɡˌwiːd
ironweed
ˈaɪənˌwiːd
knapweed
ˈnæpˌwiːd
knotweed
ˈnɒtˌwiːd
milkweed
ˈmɪlkˌwiːd
pigweed
ˈpɪɡˌwiːd
pokeweed
ˈpəʊkˌwiːd
pondweed
ˈpɒndˌwiːd
ragweed
ˈræɡˌwiːd
seaweed
ˈsiːˌwiːd
swede
swiːd
tumbleweed
ˈtʌmbəlˌwiːd
tweed
twiːd
we´d
wiːd
weed
wiːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BERWICK-UPON-TWEED

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beryllium
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WORDS THAT END LIKE BERWICK-UPON-TWEED

brown seaweed
bugleweed
butterfly weed
butterweed
giant hogweed
Harris Tweed
Janjaweed
jewelweed
jimson weed
joe-pye weed
locoweed
mayweed
red seaweed
richweed
silverweed
smartweed
snakeweed
stinkweed
the weed
waterweed

Synonyms and antonyms of Berwick-upon-Tweed in the English dictionary of synonyms

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贝里克 - 特威德
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Berwick - upon- Tweed
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Berwick -upon- ट्वीड
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بيرويك أبون تويد
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Бервик-апон - Твид
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Berwick-Upon-Tweed,
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Berwick -upon- Tweed
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Berwick -upon- Tweed
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ベリックアポントゥィード
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베 -시 - 트위드
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Berwick-upon- Tweed
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Berwick-அபான்-ட்வீட்
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Translator English - Marathi

बेर्विन-यावर-ट्वीड
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Berwick upon Tweed
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Translator English - Italian

Berwick upon Tweed
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Berwick - upon- Tweed
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Translator English - Ukrainian

Бервік - апон - Твід
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Translator English - Romanian

Berwick - upon- Tweed
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Berwick - upon- Tweed
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Berwick -upon- Tweed
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Translator English - Swedish

Berwick upon Tweed
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Translator English - Norwegian

Berwick -upon - Tweed
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BERWICK-UPON-TWEED»

Discover the use of Berwick-upon-Tweed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Berwick-upon-Tweed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Berwick-upon-Tweed: three places, two nations, one town
This distinctiveness is acutely apparent as one passes between Berwick and the contrasting, but historically intertwined, settlements of Tweedmouth and Spittal.This book presents something of the wealth of historic interest encapsulated in ...
Adam Menuge, Catherine Dewar, 2009
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History of the Catnach Press: At Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnwick ...
A compelling Victorian account of a leader amongst the nineteenth-century presses providing cheap printed materials for the mass market.
Charles Hindley, 2010
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A Flora 0f Berwick-Upon-Tweed
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
George Johnston, 2010
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The English Counties Delineated
BERWICK UPON TWEED, or South Berwick, 337 miles from London, contains 1024 houses and 8723 inhabitants. It is very pleasantly situated on a gentle declivity, almost close to the sea, and is surrounded with high walls, regularly fortified, ...
Thomas Moule, 1837
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Berwick Upon Tweed
Part of the Tempus History & Guide series, this book offers an in-depth look at Berwick Upon Tweed, the northernmost town in England, just two miles south of the Scottish border.
Jim Walker, 2001
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Berwick-Upon-Tweed; the History of the Town and Guild
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: ...to live under the Scotch laws?
John Scott, 2012
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An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the ...
Eneas Mackenzie. and Thockrington parishes. Its length from Hindhaugh on the Reed, to the Erring Burn, a little south of Chollerton village, is, including the chapelry of Birtley, 8 miles; and its breadth about 4 miles. Much of the land in this  ...
Eneas Mackenzie, 1825
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History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the Counties of Durham ...
And the Towns and Counties of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Berwick-upon-Tweed. Together with Richmond, Yarn, and Detached Places Appertaining to the Bishopric and Palatinate of Durham; Including Copious Lists of the Seats of Nobility ...
William Parson, William White (of Sheffield), 1827
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Berwickshire: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Jim Clark, Edrington, Duns ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
LLC Books, 2010
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Berwick-upon-Tweed. The History of the Town and Guild. ...
As well as historical works, this collection includes geographies, travelogues, and titles covering periods of competition and cooperation among the people of Great Britain and Ireland.
John Scott, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BERWICK-UPON-TWEED»

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Fairbairn 'honoured' to be named Rangers' captain
... events and sport features from the Berwick-Upon-Tweed area. For the best up to date information relating to Berwick-Upon-Tweed and the ... «Berwick Today, Jul 15»
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Beat the hill herds: 7 alternative walking weekends for this summer
Where to stay: Wooler is a good bet for straight-out-the-door walks, Belford or Berwick-upon-Tweed give you a dose of coast into the bargain ... «British Mountaineering Council, Jul 15»
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Cereal firm invests to boost jobs and capacity
Cereal ingredient producer Silvery Tweed Cereals has invested £1.5M in new equipment at its Berwick-upon-Tweed site, creating four new ... «FoodManufacture.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Village areas cut off over weekend after attack on exchange
Among those affected was the MP for the Berwick-upon-Tweed constituency, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, who lives in Netherwitton. Dynamic Dart ... «Morpeth Herald, Jul 15»
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Crawley inventor about to "change the world" with glow in the dark …
It is used to mark the edges of waterways, including at the Berwick-Upon-Tweed Ramparts and the Norfolk Broads. The studs are also used by ... «Crawley News, Jul 15»
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Former UNC standout Lucy Bronze chases gold in Women's World …
Dorrance's history with Bronze dates to her days attending his camps in Chapel Hill as a youngster from Berwick-upon-Tweed, England. «Charlotte Observer, Jun 15»
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New parliamentary forestry group launches with industry backing
... peer, Lord Clark of Windermere, Conservative Lord Boswell of Aynho and Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed. «Horticulture Week, Jun 15»
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Culture Awards Best Arts and Business Partnership finalists …
The exhibition brought together for the first time many of Lowry's original works of Berwick-upon-Tweed including works of The Market Place, ... «The Journal, Jun 15»
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Armed Forces Day events
BERWICK-UPON-TWEED - A weekend of exhibitions, talks, demonstrations and historical re-enactments celebrating the centuries-old military ... «ITV News, Jun 15»
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St Andrew Square to become the home of (mini) golf
Visitors travelling from the north, west and Edinburgh are being asked to use the A1 towards Berwick-upon-Tweed, before exiting at the Oak ... «Edinburgh Evening News, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Berwick-Upon-Tweed [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/berwick-upon-tweed>. Nov 2019 ».
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