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

  • An island of northwest Wales in the Irish Sea. It has druidic ruins, especially dolmens, and is said to have been the last refuge of the druids from the invading Romans.

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  • proper n. An island and traditional county at the northwestern extremity of north Wales. It is separated from Caernarfonshire on the mainland by a narrow stretch of water called the Menai Strait.

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  • n. an island to the northwest of Wales


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  • In the 2007 Assembly elections voters in Anglesey, Arfon, Aberconwy, Meirionnydd Nant Conwy, Ceredigion, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, and Llanelli ALL voted Plaid; and what did they get?

    Hain accused of misleading Tory voters

  • It said the royal's Sea King helicopter, call sign "Rescue 122", was scrambled by the Liverpool coast guard office, and took about half an hour to fly to the rig from the crew's base at RAF Valley, in Anglesey, north Wales, on the Irish Sea coast.

    Prince William Makes First Helicopter Rescue For Royal Air Force

  • Anonymous, you imply Wylfa on the island of Anglesey is owned by a "private company", it is in fact managed on behalf of the UK government by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

    Welsh Nationalisation

  • Meanwhile in Anglesey there are problems with vandalism and anti-social behaviour.

    Youth And Age (And Crime Figures)

  • Educated in Anglesey and at the University College of Wales in Aberystwyth, John worked briefly for a solicitor’s firm in Cardiff before returning to Anglesey.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Similar factors in Anglesey and the Welsh mountains would probably have a similar effect).

    The Boundary Commission - Shake-up Needed

  • They will, no doubt, be fully elucidated in the memoir of Bottisham and Anglesey, which is understood to be in preparation by members of the Cambridge Antiquarian

    Notes and Queries, Number 69, February 22, 1851 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

  • Electable bodies such as Anglesey Council abrogate much of their power to people who act as monarchs, and then waste much of their time and efforts in factional infighting.

    The Anglesey Question

  • Worst of all, whilst there is £2 billion of European funding available to support poor areas such as Anglesey, very little of it with the exception of the new £5 million coastal project has gone to help the local economy.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • It is a lesson for all of us in that seats which we may consider just out of our reach, such as Anglesey, Bridgend, Cardiff West, Delyn, and Clwyd South, could be won with the right strategy.

    Archive 2008-05-01


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