Stockton-on-Tees

Stockton-on-Tees

[stok-tuhn-on-teez, -awn-]
noun
a seaport in Cleveland, in NE England, near the mouth of the Tees River.
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Stockton-on-Tees
 
n
1.  a former port and industrial centre in NE England, in Stockton-on-Tees unitary authority, Co Durham, on the River Tees: famous for the Stockton-Darlington Railway (1825), the first passenger-carrying railway in the world; now mainly residential. Pop: 80 060 (2001)
2.  a unitary authority in NE England, in Co Durham and North Yorkshire: created in 1996 from part of Cleveland county. Pop: 186 300 (2003 est). Area: 195 sq km (75 sq miles)

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