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

  • A principality of the United Kingdom on the western peninsula of the island of Great Britain. Incorporated with England since the Act of Union (1536), Wales has maintained its own distinct culture and a strong nationalist sentiment. Cardiff is the capital and the largest city. Population: 2,970,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. One of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom
  • proper n. A surname.

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

  • n. one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria

Etymologies

From Proto-Germanic *walhaz (“foreigner”), probably from Latin Volcae. (Wiktionary)

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