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Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

Llanfairpwll or Llanfair P. G.

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  1. a village in NW Wales, in SE Anglesey: reputed to be the longest place name in Great Britain when unabbreviated; means: St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near the rapid whirlpool of Llandysilio of the red caveFull name: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (Welsh hlanˈvaɪrpʊhlˈɡwɪnɡɪhlɡɔˈɡɛrəxwɪrnˈdrɔbʊhlˈhlantəˈsɪljɔˈɡɔɡɔˈɡɔx)
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  • The present road from Holyhead to Llanfairpwllgwyngyll is originally Roman.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

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