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Cymru

noun
  1. the Welsh name for Wales
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Historical Examples

  • On many of his school books he wrote in bold lettering: "Cymru am byth!"

    War Letters of a Public-School Boy

    Paul Jones.

  • This tale is taken from Cymru Fu, p. 176, and is from the pen of Glasynys.

    Welsh Folk-Lore

    Elias Owen

  • It appears in Cymru Fu immediately after the one just related.

    Welsh Folk-Lore

    Elias Owen

  • Gallant little Wales has no name to rank alongside these; in this department the Cymru have shown less vigour than the Gaedhel.

  • Thus the Welsh work, ‘Cymru Fu,’ speaking as usual in the past tense; but the custom is a present-day one.

    British Goblins

    Wirt Sikes