a historic county in Gwynedd, in northwestern Wales.
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How to use Caernarvonshire in a sentence
Some good black chalk occurs also in Caernarvonshire and in the island of Islay.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
Cian is said to have been the servant of Peris, and to them conjointly is Llangian in Caernarvonshire dedicated.Y Gododin | Aneurin
Caernarvonshire, and on the Boulders transported by Floating Ice.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II) | Charles Darwin
John Owen, the celebrated epigrammatist, was a native of Caernarvonshire.
He became rector of Llangelynin, in Caernarvonshire, and prebendary of Brecon.
British Dictionary definitions for Caernarvonshire
(until 1974) a county of NW Wales, now part of Gwynedd
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