- a seaport on Holy Island in NW Wales.
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They went into Holyhead, and wandered aimlessly about the station.Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
But spoken at Holyhead in Tuesday's paper, and paid off in Liverpool yesterday.The Manxman
It carried the Holyhead high-road across the strait, and was built by Telford.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
You'll reach Holyhead by four or thereabouts, and can easily get to the castle by mid-day.'
He made his journey safely, and arrived at Holyhead by daybreak.
- a town in NW Wales, in Anglesey, the chief town of Holy Island: a port on the N coast. Pop: 11 237 (2001)