- a county in E Wales. 1493 sq. mi. (3866 sq. km).
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A dreadful pestilence, which ravaged Gwynedd or North Wales in 560.The Sleeping Bard
"Lady Gwynedd Talchester is teaching me," Tembarom answered.
"He is a Temple Barholm, after all," said Gwynedd, with boldness.
Griffith of Gwynedd and Owen of Cardigan have taught them that.Pabo, The Priest
Chester was saved for a time and became the capital of the Welsh kingdom of Gwynedd.Cheshire
Charles E. Kelsey
- a county of NW Wales, formed in 1974 from Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, part of Denbighshire, and most of Merionethshire; lost Anglesey and part of the NE in 1996: generally mountainous with many lakes, much of it lying in Snowdonia National Park. Administrative centre: Caernarfon. Pop: 117 500 (2003 est). Area: 2550 sq km (869 sq miles)