Caernarvonshire

or Car·nar·von·shire

[ kahr-nahr-vuhn-sheer, -sher ]
/ kɑrˈnɑr vənˌʃɪər, -ʃər /

noun

a historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales.

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Caernarvonshire
/ (kɑːˈnɑːvənˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun

(until 1974) a county of NW Wales, now part of Gwynedd
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