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

  • The capital and largest city of Wales, in the southeast part of the country on Bristol Channel. It was a prosperous coal-shipping port in the 19th and early 20th centuries and is now an educational and industrial center. Population: 292,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of Wales

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the capital and largest city of Wales


From Welsh caer ("fort") + Taf ("(River) Taff") = fortified city on the River Taff (Wiktionary)



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