Berwick-upon-tweed



a town in N Northumberland, in N England, on the North Sea at the mouth of the Tweed.
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Tour through the Eastern Counties of England, 1722 Daniel Defoe
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6 Various
An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707) Robert S. Rait

noun
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 (2001) Also called Berwick

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