[kahr-nahr-vuh n-sheer, -sher]
- a historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales.
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Examples from the Web for carnarvonshire
He spent several years in Carnarvonshire, and he had a brother, the Revd.
He wandered about Denbighshire, Merionethshire, and Carnarvonshire.Curiosities of Impecuniosity
H. G. Somerville
It is a long leap from Carnarvonshire to Lapland, where this story is told with no great variation.The Science of Fairy Tales
Edwin Sidney Hartland
Over 80 is the percentage in Carnarvonshire, as against over 90 for Anglesey.
I heard the following tale, I believe in Carnarvonshire, but I have no notes of it, and write from memory.
- (until 1974) a county of NW Wales, now part of Gwynedd
- a variant spelling of Caernarfon
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