Swansea

[swon-see, -zee]
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  • Princess Lilian was born Lilian Davies in Swansea, Wales, in August 1915 and moved to London aged 16 to follow a modelling career.

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    Princess Lilian of Sweden

    Tom Sykes

    March 11, 2013

  • Sonny Rees drank the 40% proof whisky at his 2nd birthday in a Frankie and Benny's restaurant in Swansea.

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    Never Too Young, Apparently

    David Frum

    October 11, 2012

  • Swansea approached the owner of the arena in Arles, got the gig, and set to work.

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    Toro! Painting the Goyesque

    Anthony Haden-Guest

    September 30, 2010

  • Swansea enlisted the Brooklyn-based architect Ben Krone, and together they created an image.

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    Toro! Painting the Goyesque

    Anthony Haden-Guest

    September 30, 2010

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British Dictionary definitions for swansea

Swansea

noun
  1. 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)
  2. 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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