Official name City and County of Swansea . a seaport in southern Wales.
a city in southeastern Massachusetts.
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How to use Swansea in a sentence
Princess Lilian was born Lilian Davies in Swansea, Wales, in August 1915 and moved to London aged 16 to follow a modelling career.
Sonny Rees drank the 40% proof whisky at his 2nd birthday in a Frankie and Benny's restaurant in Swansea.
Swansea approached the owner of the arena in Arles, got the gig, and set to work.
Swansea enlisted the Brooklyn-based architect Ben Krone, and together they created an image.
After leaving Swansea, they went to Taunton and Middleboro, where they burned several houses and killed a few persons.Four American Indians | Edson L. Whitney
These sands, and another large shoal called the Skerweathers, nearer Swansea, have been fatal to many vessels.
The following autumn Wheatstone performed a similar experiment in the Bay of Swansea.Heroes of the Telegraph | J. Munro
The sight of the cockle-women at Swansea, where we had to wait, would make a fine subject for a painter.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3) | George Eliot
For introducing to the reader the people of the fairy kingdom beneath the bay of Swansea, I have no apology to make.The Cambrian Sketch-Book | R. Rice Davies
British Dictionary definitions for Swansea
a port in S Wales, in Swansea county on an inlet of the Bristol Channel (Swansea Bay); a metallurgical and oil-refining centre; university (1920). Pop: 169 880 (2001)
a county of S Wales on the Bristol Channel, created in 1996 from part of West Glamorgan: includes the Swansea conurbation and the Gower peninsula. Administrative centre: Swansea. Pop: 224 600 (2003 est). Area: 378 sq km (146 sq miles)
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