[mon-muh th-sheer, -sher]
- a historic county in E Wales, now part of Gwent, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan.
Also called Monmouth.
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The place is England, or perhaps Monmouthshire, just across the border in Wales.‘A Field in England’ Is a Psychedelic Cinematic Trip
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He is said to have been the founder of the church of Llanverin, or Llanvetherin, Monmouthshire.Y Gododin
Henry Foxall, a native of Monmouthshire, England, was born in 1760.A Portrait of Old George Town
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There is also a record in Monmouthshire, which may require confirmation.The Butterflies of the British Isles
Newport is a large town in Monmouthshire, and had once walls and a castle.Wild Wales
I think you can say just the same of the Welshman or the Monmouthshire man.Wit and Wisdom of Lord Tredegar
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- a county of E Wales: administratively part of England for three centuries (until 1830); mainly absorbed into the county of Gwent in 1974; reinstated with reduced boundaries in 1996: chiefly agricultural, with the Black Mountains in the N. Administrative centre: Cwmbran. Pop: 86 200 (2003 est). Area: 851 sq km (329 sq miles)
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