Alang is a census town in Bhavnagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. In the past three decades, its beaches have become a major worldwide centre for ship breaking. The longest ship ever built, Seawise Giant, was sailed to and beached here for demolition in December 2009.
Usage examples of "alang".
Aa live with me Mam in Front Street, Tynemouth, alang from Missus Halliday’s.
When Mam delivers Missus Halliday’s milk an’ eggs, she’ll ask if ye can gan alang with us.
Bell said heartily to the girl, “Aa’ll buy ye a bag o’ winkles to eat as wor gannin’ alang.
That it isn't, nor many a good male either, as they trudge alang t'rough the woods, with their own consciences forenent their eyes, pricking them up to come back, like so many t'ieves of the wor-r-ld, as they are, every mother's son of 'em, women and all.
Blew the great gonne tae flinders, it did, sent a' the gonners tae meet Auld Clootie, fired a' the timbers alang wi' fu' mickle caskets a' poudre!
For ae thing, the tailor taks a bit o' 't to mark whaur he's to sen' the shears alang the claith, when he's cuttin oot a pair o' breeks.
As he was plunged in these gloomy soliloquies, he heard the tramp of a horse on the other side of his enclosure, and a strong clear bass voice singing with the liveliness inspired by a light heart, Canny Hobbie Elliot, canny Hobbie now, Canny Hobbie Elliot, I'se gang alang wi' you.
Them barbs, they come alang loik 't was they were ridin' groomsmen ter a weddin', right at dawn, loik.