- a town in N Wales, in Wrexham county borough: seat of the Roman Catholic bishopric of Wales (except the former Glamorganshire); formerly noted for coal-mining. Pop: 42 576 (2001)
- a county borough in NE Wales, created in 1996 from part of Clwyd. Pop: 129 700 (2003 est). Area: 500 sq km (193 sq miles)
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Examples from the Web for wrexham
Ask me to do anything, but don't ask me to go away—to go back to Wrexham.Robert Orange
John Oliver Hobbes
It was in his twenty-second year that he entered Wrexham Academy.Christmas Evans
Leaving the woman I put on my best speed and in about half an hour reached Wrexham.
I was much diverted with this Welsh derivation of Wrexham, which I did not attempt to controvert.
He said that neither he nor the clergyman were natives of Wrexham.