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or Car·nar·von

[kahr-nahr-vuh n]
  1. a seaport in W Gwynedd, in NW Wales, on Menai Strait: 13th-century castle of Edward II.
  2. Caernarvonshire.
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Historical Examples of caernarvon

  • The Edwardian castles of Caernarvon and Beaumaris belong to this type of fortress.

    English Villages

    P. H. Ditchfield

  • The king then hastened to Caernarvon to see his wife and baby.

  • They had not wanted to leave Caernarvon, but Edward could only bless Katherine for her decision.

  • After staying about an hour at Caernarvon we started for Llanberis, a few miles to the east.

    Wild Wales

    George Borrow

  • It is larger than that of Beaumaris, and less than that of Caernarvon.