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Wrexham

/ˈrɛksəm/
noun
1.
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)
2.
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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  • 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 Paxton Hood
  • Leaving the woman I put on my best speed and in about half an hour reached wrexham.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • I was much diverted with this Welsh derivation of wrexham, which I did not attempt to controvert.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • I was subsequently told that all the people of wrexham are fond of good ale.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • He said that neither he nor the clergyman were natives of wrexham.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • I crossed a bridge, for there is a bridge and a stream too at wrexham.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • It stood on the road to wrexham, and has been removed p. 33only a few years.

  • It stood on the road to wrexham, and has been removed only a few years.

  • Leaving the woman, I put on my best speed, and in about half-an-hour reached wrexham.

    Wild Wales George Borrow

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