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/ ˈhɒl iˌhɛd /
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a seaport on Holy Island in NW Wales.
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Words nearby Holyhead
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How to use Holyhead in a sentence
The paddle-wheels revolve; we quit the harbour of Holyhead, and lose sight of the "Wild Irishman."Little Folks|Various
His advice was strongly in favour of adopting the line to Holyhead, as less costly and presenting better gradients.Lives of the Engineers|Samuel Smiles
Next morning the Lovely Betty, packet, was to sail for Holyhead.The House by the Church-Yard|J. Sheridan Le Fanu
They set sail from a small port, five miles from Holyhead, in the island of Anglesea.America Discovered by the Welsh in 1170 A.D.|Benjamin Franklin Bowen
Mr Stephenson also designed the tubular bridge through which the Holyhead railway passes.A Yacht Voyage Round England|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Holyhead
/ (ˈhɒlɪˌhɛd) /
a town in NW Wales, in Anglesey, the chief town of Holy Island: a port on the N coast. Pop: 11 237 (2001)
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