Definitions

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  • proper n. A maritime traditional county of Wales, bordered by to the east by Gloucestershire, to the northeast by Herefordshire, to the north by Brecknockshire, to the west by Glamorganshire and to the south by the Bristol Channel.
  • proper n. A local government principal area, bordered by the Forest of Dean, Herefordshire, Powys, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen and Newport.

Etymologies

From Monmouth +‎ shire. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In this volume, if not as a whole equal to his preceding productions, there are occasional touches of real poetry, and some truly interesting episodes; the little piece on the departure of Mr. Morris, the beloved but unfortunate possessor of the beautiful gardens of Piercefield in Monmouthshire, is truly affecting.

    Letter 388

  • When the Marquis told her he would take her to Ragland Castle (his seat in Monmouthshire), where she would find a priest, and might hear Mass every day, she was so transported with joy, that she died before the next morning.

    10/01/2002 - 11/01/2002

  • [2] Probably William Coxe, An Historical Tour in Monmouthshire: Illustrated with views by Sir R.C. Hoare, Bart.

    Letter 222

  • He does have a point regarding PC not using Welsh in Monmouthshire.

    David Davies exposes Plaid bilingualist plot

  • A smaller, mainly rural council called Monmouthshire was created in the local government reorganisation of 1996.

    BBC News - Home

  • Tremenheare on the state of that part of Monmouthshire which is inhabited by a population chiefly employed in mining.

    Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches — Volume 4

  • This gorgeous Romany caravan, made for a recent film of Wind in the Willows, is hidden away on top of a hay meadow in stunning Monmouthshire countryside.

    Summer holidays: 10 best places for under-fives

  • Alas, the station is not on DAB in the part of Monmouthshire where the complainant lives.

    Media Monkey's Diary

  • The kitchen uses good-quality artisan products, including O'Hagan's award-winning sausages, and air-dried ham and cured meats from Oxsprings in Worcestershire and Monmouthshire's Trealy Farm.

    Top 10 best budget restaurants in Cheltenham and Gloucester

  • Trevor George Evans, for serv conservation and to wildlife in Monmouthshire.

    New Year honours: the full list

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