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  • proper n. A maritime traditional county bounded to the north by the Irish Sea, to the northeast by the Dee estuary, to the east by Cheshire and to the south and southwest by Denbighshire. A detached part, Maelor Saesneg, is bounded on the northwest by Denbighshire, on the northeast by Cheshire, and on the south by Shropshire. There is a further small detached part around Marford.
  • proper n. A local government principal area. It borders, Merseyside, Cheshire, Wrexham and Denbighshire.


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  • Child on holiday in Flintshire with family from West Midlands drowned in swimming pool after failed rescue attempt

    Girl, 8, drowns at north Wales caravan park

  • Speaking on the Politics Show, Jonathan Morgan AM stated that the Conservatives are now the largest party in Flintshire, when in reality they are in third place behind Labour and the Lib Dems.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • After this St. Germanus proceeded to Britain, and there encouraged his converts to meet the heathen Picts at Maes Garmon, in Flintshire, where the exulting shout of the white-robed catechumens turned to flight the wild superstitious savages of the north – and the Hallelujah victory was gained without a drop of bloodshed.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

  • 21 The monastery of Banchor, 22 in Flintshire, which contained above two thousand brethren, dispersed a numerous colony among the

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • But after blocking out almost all the clues as to where it's come from they've left in or inserted one clue that is "Flintshire".

    Archive 2007-03-18

  • On this point, Gallois has no complaints regarding Britain, where EADS is a major employer, including the Broughton Airbus site in Flintshire, north Wales; the Filton Airbus site in Bristol and 23 other sites around Britain.

    Louis Gallois: EADS's grounded high-flyer

  • Mold Bookshop33 High Street, Mold, Flintshire CH7 1BQ, 01352 759879Among the usual modern fiction, classics and art books, there's a definite tendency at the Mold Bookshop toward travel, history and children's literature, reflecting the interests of owner Caroline Johnson.

    Independent bookshops in Wales

  • And watching Spurs last term, Capello must have wished Bale's mother had sped across the border to give birth in England, as Michael Owen's mum did from her home in Flintshire.

    Gareth Bale's zip for Wales reminds England what they are missing | Paul Hayward

  • Worryingly this plan has been around for 6 years and has been adopted by Wrexham, Denbighshire and Flintshire councils with little if any public scrutiny.

    Cheshire Anschluß

  • The site, popular with families from Merseyside and the Midlands, stands inland from the huge dunes and sweeping sands of the Flintshire shoulder of the Dee.

    Girl, 8, drowns at north Wales caravan park


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