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Aberdyfi (Mouth of the River Dyfi), or Aberdovey (the Anglicised spelling is in common use) is a village and community on the north side of the estuary of the River Dyfi in Gwynedd, on the west coast of Wales.
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Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales.
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For the flooding of the Tryweryn Valley, see Llyn Celyn. The Tryweryn is a river in North Wales which starts at Llyn Tryweryn in the Snowdonia National Park and after joins the river Dee at Bala.
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Aran Fawddwy is a mountain in southern Snowdonia, Wales, United Kingdom.
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Arenig Fawr (Great High Ground) is a mountain located in Snowdonia, North Wales.
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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Bala Cynwyd (locally, or, not the original Welsh) is a community in Lower Merion Township which is located on the Main Line in southeastern Pennsylvania, bordering the western edge of Philadelphia at US Route 1 (City Avenue).
Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid) is a large lake in Gwynedd, Wales.
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The Bala Lake Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid) is a preserved railway at Bala Lake, in Gwynedd, north Wales, which runs for a distance of using narrow gauge rolling stock.
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Bala Rugby Football Club (Clwb Rygbi Bala) is a rugby union team from the market town of Bala, North Wales.
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In geology, the Bala Series is a group of dark slates and sandstones with beds of limestone which occurs in the neighborhood of Bala, Gwynedd, in north Wales.
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Bala Town Football Club (Clwb Pêl-droed y Bala) are a Welsh football team that currently play in the Welsh Premier League.
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Bala is a Canadian community famous for the Bala Falls.
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Bangor is a city in Gwynedd unitary authority, north west Wales, and one of the smallest cities in Britain.
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Barmouth (Abermaw (formal); Y Bermo (colloquial)) is a town in the county of Gwynedd, north-western Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay.
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BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
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Betsi Cadwaladr (24 May 1789 – 17 July 1860), also known as Beti CadwaladrWelsh National Heroes by Alun Roberts, Y Lolfa, 2002 and Betsi Davis, worked as a nurse in the Crimean War alongside Florence Nightingale, although their different social backgrounds were a source of constant disagreement.
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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Betsi Cadwaladr) is the largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for a population of around 676,000 people across the six principal areas of North Wales (Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd and Wrexham) as well as some parts of Mid Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire.
Betws-y-Coed ("Prayer house in the wood") is a village and community in the Conwy valley in Conwy County Borough, Wales.
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Blaenau Ffestiniog is a historic mining town in Gwynedd, Wales.
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The British and Foreign Bible Society, often known in England and Wales as simply the Bible Society, is a non-denominational Christian Bible society with charity status whose purpose is to make the Bible available throughout the world.
The British Canoe Union (BCU) is a national governing body for canoeing in the United Kingdom, whose stated purpose is Helping and Inspiring people to go canoeing.
Bwlch y Groes (Pass of the Cross) is one of the highest public road mountain passes in Wales, with a summit altitude of.
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Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615 (this figure does not include nearby Bontnewydd or Caeathro, as they are in separate communities).
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Calvinistic Methodists are a body of Christians forming the Presbyterian Church of Wales.
A campsite or camping pitch is a place used for overnight stay in the outdoors.
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Canolfan Tryweryn is the National White Water Centre for Wales, and is based near Bala in North Wales.
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Cefnddwysarn is a small village in Gwynedd, Wales.
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Cerrigydrudion, sometimes spelt Cerrig-y-drudion, is a village and community in Conwy, Wales.
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Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England.
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Christopher Timothy (born 14 October 1940) is a Welsh actor, television director and writer.
A community (cymuned) is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest tier of local government in Wales.
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Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales.
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Corwen is a town, community and electoral ward in the county of Denbighshire in Wales; it was previously part of the county of Meirionnydd.
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Criccieth (Cricieth) is a town and community on Cardigan Bay, in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd in Wales.
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The Crimean Peninsula (Кры́мский полуо́стров, Кри́мський піво́стрів, Къырым ярымадасы), also known simply as Crimea (Крым, Крим, Къырым), is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by water.
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Cynwyd is a small village and community in the Edeirnion area of Denbighshire in Wales, located about south west of the town of Corwen.
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Denbigh (Dinbych) is a market town and community in Denbighshire, Wales, of which it was formerly the county town.
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Dinas Mawddwy is a village in south-east Gwynedd, north Wales.
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Dolgellau (formerly anglicised Dolgelley or Dolgelly) is a market town in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, lying on the River Wnion, a tributary of the River Mawddach.
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Dwyfor Meirionnydd is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales, created for the 2007 Assembly election.
Dwyfor Meirionnydd is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).
Flannel is a soft woven fabric, of various fineness.
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Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.
The village of Frongoch is located in Gwynedd, Wales.
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A glove (Middle English from Old English glof) is a garment covering the whole hand.
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A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching classical languages but more recently an academically oriented secondary school.
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The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the midlands, the south-west and west of England and most of Wales.
Gwynedd is an area in north-west Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd.
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The gwyniad (Coregonus pennantii) is a freshwater whitefish native to Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid) in northern Wales.
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The historic counties of Wales are sub-divisions of Wales.
Hosiery, also referred to as legwear, describes garments worn directly on the feet and legs.
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An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.
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The International Canoe Federation (ICF) is the umbrella organization of all national canoe organizations worldwide.
A kayak is a small, narrow boat primarily designed to be manually propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle.
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A lake (in Scotland and Ireland, a loch) is an area (prototypically filled with water, also of variable size), localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake.
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Lake Vyrnwy Nature Reserve and Estate (Llyn Efyrnwy, or Llyn Llanwddyn) is an area of land in Powys, Wales, surrounding the Victorian reservoir of Lake Vyrnwy.
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Llandderfel is a village and community in Gwynedd, Wales, formerly served by the Llandderfel railway station.
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Llandrillo (or, in full, Llandrillo yn Edeirnion) is a small village and community in the Edeirnion area of Denbighshire in Wales, between Bala, and Corwen on the B4401 road.
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea.
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Llanfihangel-y-Pennant is a small village and community, which includes Abergynolwyn, in the Meirionnydd area of Gwynedd in Wales.
Llanfyllin is a small market town in a sparsely-populated area in Powys, Wales.
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Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains.
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LLangower is small hamlet on the south end of Bala Lake, Gwynedd, north Wales.
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Llangwm is a village and community in Conwy County Borough, in Wales.
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Llangynog lies at the confluence of the Afon Eirth and the Afon Tanat at the foot of the Berwyn range in Powys, Wales.
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Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant is a village in Powys, Wales.
Llanrwst is a small town and community on the A470 road and the River Conwy in Conwy County Borough, Wales.
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Llanuwchllyn is a village and community in Gwynedd, Wales, near the southern end of Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid).
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Llyn Brenig is a reservoir located in Wales, in the heart of the Denbigh Moors, at a height of 1200 feet, on the border between the counties of Conwy and Denbighshire.
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Llyn Celyn is a large reservoir constructed between 1960 and 1965 in the valley of the River Tryweryn in Gwynedd, North Wales.
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Machynlleth, sometimes referred to colloquially as Mach, is a market town and community in Powys, Wales and within the historic boundaries of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn).
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Maes Tegid is a community playing field in Bala, Wales.
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Market town or market right is a legal term, originating in the medieval period, for a European settlement that has the right to host markets, distinguishing it from a village and city.
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The story of Mary Jones and her Bible inspired the founding of the British and Foreign Bible Society.
Merionethshire or Merioneth (Meirionnydd or Sir Feirionnydd) is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales, a vice county and a former administrative county.
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Michael Daniel Jones (2 March 1822 – 2 December 1898) was a Welsh Congregationalist minister and principal of a theological college, but is best remembered as a founder of the Welsh settlement in Patagonia known as Y Wladfa and as one of the fathers of modern Welsh nationalism.
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A music festival is a festival oriented towards music that is sometimes presented with a theme such as musical genre, nationality or locality of musicians, or holiday.
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The National Eisteddfod of Wales (Welsh: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru) is the most important of several eisteddfodau (festivals) that are held annually, mostly in Wales.
An oceanic climate (also known as marine, west coast and maritime) is the climate typical of the west coasts at the middle latitudes of most continents, and generally features warm (but not hot) summers and cool (but not cold) winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range.
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Oswestry (Croesoswallt), one of the UK's oldest border settlements, is the largest market town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh border.
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Sir Owen Morgan Edwards (26 December 1858 – 15 May 1920) was a Welsh historian, educationalist and writer.
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales.
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Pwllheli is a community and the main market town of the Llŷn Peninsula (Penrhyn Llŷn) in Gwynedd, north-western Wales.
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is a small hamlet in the North of Wales and to the South-East of Bala, in Gwynedd, Wales.
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The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum; Ancient and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων Basileia tōn Rhōmaiōn) was the post-Republican period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
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Ruabon (Rhiwabon) is a village and community in the county borough of Wrexham in Wales.
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The Ruabon to Barmouth Line was a standard gauge branch line of the Great Western Railway across the north of Wales which connected Ruabon, in the east, with Barmouth on the west coast.
Rugby union, or simply rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
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Ruthin (Rhuthun) is the county town of Denbighshire in north Wales.
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A seminary, theological college, divinity school is an educational institution for educating students (sometimes called seminarians) in theology, generally to prepare them for ordination as clergy or for other ministry.
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Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau is a world music event held in the town of Dolgellau in Wales.
Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, England.
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St Asaph (Llanelwy) is a city and community on the River Elwy in Denbighshire, Wales.
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A stocking (also known as hose, especially in a historical context) is a close-fitting, variously elastic garment covering the leg from the foot up to the knee or even part or all of the thigh.
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Thomas Edward Ellis (16 February 1859 – 5 April 1899), usually known as T. E. Ellis, was a Welsh politician who was the leader of Cymru Fydd, a movement aimed at gaining home rule for Wales.
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Thomas Charles (14 October 1755 – 5 October 1814) was a Welsh Calvinistic Methodist clergyman of considerable importance in the history of modern Wales.
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Tourism is travel for recreation, leisure, religious, family or business purposes, usually for a limited duration.
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Trawsfynydd (Welsh for "across mountain") is a village in Gwynedd, Wales, adjacent to the A470 north of Bronaber and Dolgellau near Blaenau Ffestiniog.
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Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal and social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Tywyn (Welsh), formerly Towyn, is a town and seaside resort on the Cardigan Bay coast of southern Gwynedd, Wales.
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A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
In England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland, an urban district was a type of local government district that covered an urbanised area.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.
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Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg, pronounced) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages spoken natively in Wales, by some along the Welsh border in England, and in Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina).
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The Welsh Premier League (Uwch Gynghrair Cymru) is the national football league for Wales.
Welshpool (Y Trallwng) is a town in Wales, historically in the county of Montgomeryshire, but currently administered as part of the unitary authority of Powys.
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Whitewater, usually spelled white water in both American and British English, is formed in a rapid, when a river's gradient increases enough to create so much turbulence that air is entrained into the water body, that is, it forms a bubbly or aerated and unstable current; the frothy water appears white.
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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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Wrexham (Wrecsam) is a town in north Wales.
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