- a historic county in SE Wales, now part of Mid, South, and West Glamorgan.
Also called Gla·mor·gan·shire [gluh-mawr-guh n-sheer, -sher] /gləˈmɔr gənˌʃɪər, -ʃər/.
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Apsley—a river in the county of Glamorgan, falling into Oyster Bay.
With the organisation of Glamorgan and with its great rulers we shall deal later.
Glamorgan, during our period, was attached to the earldom of Gloucester.
The Castle was also the head and centre of the Lordship of Glamorgan.
The following day the Glamorgan Castle dropped her anchor in the Hooghly.The Young Rajah
Glamorganshire (ɡləˈmɔːɡənˌʃɪə, -ʃə)
- 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