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[kahr-dif] /ˈkɑr dɪf/
a seaport in South Glamorgan, in SE Wales. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I walked forty miles to Cardiff Fair and didn't dance like this.

    The House Under the Sea

    Sir Max Pemberton
  • The Cardiff Giant, which Horace said "you might depend upon was a hoax."

    Prudy Keeping House

    Sophie May
  • Of the two last we have splendid examples in Cardiff and Caerphilly.

    Medival Wales A. G. Little
  • Cardiff Castle was much more than a place of defence; it was the seat of government.

    Medival Wales A. G. Little
  • Cardiff and Swansea are ports connected with the coal and iron trade.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway
British Dictionary definitions for Cardiff


the capital of Wales, situated in the southeast, in Cardiff county borough: formerly an important port; seat of the Welsh assembly (1999); university (1883). Pop: 292 150 (2001)
a county borough in SE Wales, created in 1996 from part of South Glamorgan. Pop: 315 100 (2003 est). Area: 139 sq km (54 sq miles)
Welsh name Caerdydd
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