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[gwin-eth] /ˈgwɪn ɛð/
a county in E Wales. 1493 sq. mi. (3866 sq. km). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A dreadful pestilence, which ravaged Gwynedd or North Wales in 560.

    The Sleeping Bard Ellis Wynne
  • "He is a Temple Barholm, after all," said Gwynedd, with boldness.

    T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • "Lady Gwynedd Talchester is teaching me," Tembarom answered.

    T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Griffith of Gwynedd and Owen of Cardigan have taught them that.

    Pabo, The Priest Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Chester was saved for a time and became the capital of the Welsh kingdom of Gwynedd.

    Cheshire Charles E. Kelsey
  • The advance against Gwynedd was delayed until the late summer.

  • Gwynedd was cleared of the enemy and Anglesey was reconquered.

  • And it was resolved to wait in the strongholds of Gwynedd, in Arvon.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • Then they called together the whole of Gwynedd, and set forth to Ardudwy.

    The Mabinogion Lady Charlotte Guest
  • The Dimetian code was the one in force at Myddfai; but that of Gwynedd was similar in this respect.

    The Science of Fairy Tales Edwin Sidney Hartland
British Dictionary definitions for Gwynedd


a county of NW Wales, formed in 1974 from Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, part of Denbighshire, and most of Merionethshire; lost Anglesey and part of the NE in 1996: generally mountainous with many lakes, much of it lying in Snowdonia National Park. Administrative centre: Caernarfon. Pop: 117 500 (2003 est). Area: 2550 sq km (869 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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