Monmouthshire

[ mon-muhth-sheer, -sher ]
/ ˈmɒn məθˌʃɪər, -ʃər /

noun

a historic county in E Wales, now part of Gwent, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan.

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Monmouthshire
/ (ˈmɒnməθˌʃɪə, -ʃə) /

noun

a county of E Wales: administratively part of England for three centuries (until 1830); mainly absorbed into the county of Gwent in 1974; reinstated with reduced boundaries in 1996: chiefly agricultural, with the Black Mountains in the N. Administrative centre: Cwmbran. Pop: 86 200 (2003 est). Area: 851 sq km (329 sq miles)
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