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Anglesey   Listen

An island to the northwest of Wales.  Synonyms: Anglesea, Anglesea Island, Anglesey Island, Mona.

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"Anglesey" Quotes from Famous Books

... enough of rubbish to be accounted for to make our New Red sands. The round pebbles in it being, I believe, pieces of Old Red sandstone, may have come from the great Old Red sandstone region of South East Wales and Herefordshire. Some of the rubbish, too, may have come from what is now the Isle of Anglesey. ...
— Town Geology • Charles Kingsley

... by any means are true to type. All the Welsh divisions, for instance, are more or less artificial and late, with the exception of Anglesey. And as for the non-Roman parts, Ireland and the Highlands of Scotland, it goes without saying that the county never was, and is not to this day, a true unit. The central and much of the west of England is the same. That is, the shires are cut as their name implies, ...
— On Something • H. Belloc

Words linked to "Anglesey" :   Anglesey Island, Anglesea Island, island, Wales, Cambria, Cymru, Mona

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