Bridgend

[ bri-jend ]

noun
  1. a county in southeastern Wales. 95 sq. mi. (246 sq. km).

  2. a town in the county of Bridgend, in southeastern Wales.

Origin of Bridgend

1
Translation of Welsh Pen-y-bont (ar Ogwr) “The End of the Bridge (on the Ogmoire),” from pen “head, top,” also “beginning, end” (cf. penguin ) + y, definite article + bont (mutated form of pont “bridge,” ultimately from Latin pōns; see pons )

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Bridgend

/ (ˌbrɪdʒˈɛnd) /


noun
  1. a county borough in S Wales, created in 1996 from S Mid Glamorgan. Administrative centre: Bridgend. Pop: 129 900 (2003 est). Area: 264 sq km (102 sq miles)

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