from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A massif of northwest Wales. Rising to 1,085.8 m (3,560 ft), it is the highest elevation in Wales.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. the highest mountain in Wales.
  • proper n. any of several small places in Britain
  • proper n. an English habitational surname for someone who lived in any of these places


From Old English, meaning snow hill. (Wiktionary)


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