- a county in E Wales. 1493 sq. mi. (3866 sq. km).
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A dreadful pestilence, which ravaged Gwynedd or North Wales in 560.The Sleeping Bard
"He is a Temple Barholm, after all," said Gwynedd, with boldness.
"Lady Gwynedd Talchester is teaching me," Tembarom answered.
Griffith of Gwynedd and Owen of Cardigan have taught them that.Pabo, The Priest
Chester was saved for a time and became the capital of the Welsh kingdom of Gwynedd.Cheshire
Charles E. Kelsey
- 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)
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