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[mer-ee-on-ith-sheer, -sher]
  1. a historic county in Gwynedd, in N Wales.
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Also called Mer·i·on·eth.
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Examples from the Web for merionethshire

Historical Examples of merionethshire

  • The scene lies amongst the wildest mountains of Merionethshire.

    Welsh Folk-Lore

    Elias Owen

  • Last year we spent our holidays at Llan Bedr, Merionethshire.

    Animal Intelligence

    George J. Romanes

  • William Williams was born in the year 1781, at Cwm-y-swn-ganol, in Merionethshire.

    Christmas Evans

    Paxton Hood

  • Dervel, to whom Llan Dderfel in Merionethshire is dedicated.

  • He wandered about Denbighshire, Merionethshire, and Carnarvonshire.

British Dictionary definitions for merionethshire


  1. (until 1974) a county of N Wales, now part of Gwynedd
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