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Glamorgan

[gluh-mawr-guh n]
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noun
  1. a historic county in SE Wales, now part of Mid, South, and West Glamorgan.
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Also called Gla·mor·gan·shire [gluh-mawr-guh n-sheer, -sher] /gləˈmɔr gənˌʃɪər, -ʃər/.
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Examples from the Web for glamorgan

Historical Examples

  • Apsley—a river in the county of Glamorgan, falling into Oyster Bay.

    The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)

    John West

  • With the organisation of Glamorgan and with its great rulers we shall deal later.

    Medival Wales

    A. G. Little

  • Glamorgan, during our period, was attached to the earldom of Gloucester.

    Medival Wales

    A. G. Little

  • The Castle was also the head and centre of the Lordship of Glamorgan.

    Medival Wales

    A. G. Little

  • The following day the Glamorgan Castle dropped her anchor in the Hooghly.

    The Young Rajah

    W.H.G. Kingston


British Dictionary definitions for glamorgan

Glamorgan

Glamorganshire (ɡləˈmɔːɡənˌʃɪə, -ʃə)

noun
  1. a former county of SE Wales: divided into West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan in 1974; since 1996 administered by the county of Swansea and the county boroughs of Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, and part of Caerphilly
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