Bedlington

/bed"ling teuhn/, n.
1. Also called Bedlingtonshire /bed"ling teuhn shear', -sheuhr/. an urban area in E Northumberland, in N England. 28,167.

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also called  Bedlingtonshire 
 town, Wansbeck district, administrative and historic county of Northumberland, England, adjacent to the North Sea port of Blyth. Its population grew rapidly with the expansion of coal mining north of the Blyth River in the 19th century. Ironworks flourished until the 1860s. Since World War II mining has ceased, but the local economy has been sustained by light industries. Bedlington gives its name to a breed of terrier dogs. Pop. (2001) 14,147.

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  • Bedlington — Bedlington, Ort in der englischen Grafschaft Durham, 2500 Ew.; dabei große Steinkohlenlager u. eine Eisengießerei …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bedlington — (spr. béddlingt n), Stadt in der engl. Grafschaft Northumberland, 5 km von Blyth, inmitten eines Kohlenreviers, mit (1901) 18,768 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bedlington — (spr. béddlingt n), Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Northumberland, am Blyth, (1901) 18.768 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bedlington — Coordinates: 55°08′00″N 1°35′00″W / 55.1333°N 1.5833°W / 55.1333; 1.5833 …   Wikipedia

  • Bedlington — This unusual and interesting name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational surname from the place called Bedlington in Northumberland. The placename is first recorded in 1050 in St. Cuthbert s Historia as Bedlingtun and in the Ecclesiastical …   Surnames reference

  • Bedlington — noun see Bedlington terrier …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bedlington — Original name in latin Bedlington Name in other language State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 55.13061 latitude 1.59319 altitude 49 Population 16831 Date 2008 09 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Bedlington — /bed ling teuhn/, n. 1. Also called Bedlingtonshire /bed ling teuhn shear , sheuhr/. an urban area in E Northumberland, in N England. 28,167. 2. See Bedlington terrier …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bedlington — n. English breed of terriers (type of dog); Bedlingtonshire (area in northern England) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bedlington — bed·ling·ton …   English syllables

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