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Carmarthenshire

[kahr-mahr-th uh n-sheer, -sher] /kɑrˈmɑr ðənˌʃɪər, -ʃər/
noun
1.
a historic county in Dyfed, in S Wales.
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  • According to the Carmarthenshire saga, the lady is recognized by the strapping of her sandal.

    The Science of Fairy Tales Edwin Sidney Hartland
  • He had been sent for, and all Carmarthenshire had been made to understand why it was to be so.

    Cousin Henry Anthony Trollope
  • I chanced to pass one evening, in the Christmas-time, at a country inn in a little Carmarthenshire village remote from railways.

    British Goblins Wirt Sikes
  • Now he learned that such was not the general opinion in Carmarthenshire.

    Cousin Henry Anthony Trollope
  • Recruiting is responsible for a good story from Carmarthenshire.

    Anecdotes of the Great War Carleton Britton Case
  • Barrett states that it has been found commonly in Carmarthenshire, Wales.

  • Mr Lingen reports as follows of a school in the parish of Llangwnnor, Carmarthenshire.

  • In Pembrokeshire and southern Carmarthenshire are to be found traces of this belief.

    British Goblins Wirt Sikes
  • All Carmarthenshire knew that he had done his best to induce the old squire to maintain Isabel as his heiress.

    Cousin Henry Anthony Trollope
  • Carmarthenshire abounds in tales of ghosts and ghostly happenings.

    Stranger Than Fiction Mary L. Lewes
British Dictionary definitions for Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire

/kɑːˈmɑːðənˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
noun
1.
a county of S Wales, formerly part of Dyfed (1974–96): on Carmarthen Bay, with the Cambrian Mountains in the N: generally agricultural (esp dairying). Administrative centre: Carmarthen. Pop: 176 000 (2003 est). Area: 2398 sq km (926 sq miles)
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