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Glamorgan

[gluh-mawr-guh n] /gləˈmɔr gən/
noun
1.
a historic county in SE Wales, now part of Mid, South, and West Glamorgan.
Also called Glamorganshire
[gluh-mawr-guh n-sheer, -sher] /gləˈmɔr gənˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
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Examples from the Web for Glamorgan
Historical Examples
  • Apsley—a river in the county of Glamorgan, falling into Oyster Bay.

  • Glamorgan, during our period, was attached to the earldom of Gloucester.

    Medival Wales A. G. Little
  • With the organisation of Glamorgan and with its great rulers we shall deal later.

    Medival Wales A. G. Little
  • The Castle was also the head and centre of the Lordship of Glamorgan.

    Medival Wales A. G. Little
  • The following day the Glamorgan Castle dropped her anchor in the Hooghly.

    The Young Rajah W.H.G. Kingston
  • Then, also in Glamorgan, there are the very excellent links of Porthcawl.

  • Sir Peter had beguiled Glamorgan to the library for a smoke.

    The Trail of Conflict

    Emilie Baker Loring
  • When the two men appeared in answer to the summons Glamorgan was with them.

    The Trail of Conflict

    Emilie Baker Loring
  • Glamorgan's eyes flashed to his—was there a hint of tears in them?

    The Trail of Conflict

    Emilie Baker Loring
  • "I want to talk to you about that, Courtlandt," interrupted Glamorgan eagerly.

    The Trail of Conflict

    Emilie Baker Loring
British Dictionary definitions for Glamorgan

Glamorgan

/ɡləˈmɔːɡən/
noun
1.
a former county of SE Wales: divided into West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan in 1974; since 1996 administered by the county of Swansea and the county boroughs of Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, and part of Caerphilly
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