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[kloo-id] /ˈklu ɪd/
a county in N Wales. 937 sq. mi. (2426 sq. km). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She withdrew from the fields of Clwyd within the memory of the elder of shepherds.

    Imogen William Godwin
  • These are not the well-known fields; this is not the brook of Towey, nor these hills of Clwyd.

    Imogen William Godwin
  • It is only by the intervention of a miracle that we can ever revisit the dear, lamented fields of Clwyd.

    Imogen William Godwin
  • The range of hills bordering the valley or delta of the Clwyd, is very fine.

  • A very fine view of the Vale of the Clwyd, which has been rather overpraised, is obtained at this spot.

  • The natural environs of Ruthin are of great beauty, and this part of the Clwyd Valley is a favourite place of residence.

  • The Welsh minor tune of “Clwyd” may appropriately have been the music to express the contrite prayer of the words.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes

    Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The house was less than I seemed to expect; the river Clwyd is a brook with a bridge of one arch, about one third of a mile.

British Dictionary definitions for Clwyd


a former county in NE Wales, formed in 1974 from Flintshire, most of Denbighshire, and part of Merionethshire; replaced in 1996 by Flintshire, Denbighshire, Wrexham county borough, and part of Conwy county borough
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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