Definition of Tyneside from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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an area of north-east England around the River Tyne, including Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead and South Shields. Tyneside was formerly an important centre for the shipbuilding and coal-mining industries, but the area now has a lot of unemployment. People from Tyneside are informally called Geordies.