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  1. a massif in NW Wales, in Gwynedd, the highest peak being Snowdon
  2. a national park in NW Wales, in Gwynedd and Conwy: includes the Snowdonia massif in the north. Area: 2189 sq km (845 sq miles)
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Examples from the Web for snowdonia

Historical Examples

  • Dafydd, who was commanding in the north, was pushed into Snowdonia.

    Owen Glyndwr and the Last Struggle for Welsh Independence

    Arthur Granville Bradley

  • Possibly we expected another Snowdonia, and so deserved to be disappointed.

    English Pictures

    Samuel Manning

  • Put a penny in, and you get a small book—Guide to Snowdonia.

  • Before it lies the sea, and away to the right a chain of magnificent mountains, sweeping into the very heart of Snowdonia.

    The Ruined Cities of Zululand

    Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley

  • I have spoken of Snowdonia in the spring; let us view it now in the fulness of June or July, when its flora is at its richest.