- a seaport in West Glamorgan, in S Wales.
- a city in SE Massachusetts.
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Princess Lilian was born Lilian Davies in Swansea, Wales, in August 1915 and moved to London aged 16 to follow a modelling career.Princess Lilian of Sweden
March 11, 2013
Sonny Rees drank the 40% proof whisky at his 2nd birthday in a Frankie and Benny's restaurant in Swansea.Never Too Young, Apparently
October 11, 2012
Swansea approached the owner of the arena in Arles, got the gig, and set to work.
Swansea enlisted the Brooklyn-based architect Ben Krone, and together they created an image.
Cardiff and Swansea are ports connected with the coal and iron trade.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
Meet in the Guildhall, for the Swansea District, every month.
Once at Swansea, I can easily find means of embarking for France.
How rejoiced I shall be when your majesty is safe at Swansea!
He sailed out of Swansea Bay October 11, 1869, and has not since been heard of.
- a port in S Wales, in Swansea county on an inlet of the Bristol Channel (Swansea Bay); a metallurgical and oil-refining centre; university (1920). Pop: 169 880 (2001)
- a county of S Wales on the Bristol Channel, created in 1996 from part of West Glamorgan: includes the Swansea conurbation and the Gower peninsula. Administrative centre: Swansea. Pop: 224 600 (2003 est). Area: 378 sq km (146 sq miles)