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Y Felinheli

Y Felinheli, formerly known in English as Port Dinorwic, is a village beside the Menai Strait (Y Fenai or Afon Menai) between Bangor and Caernarfon in Gwynedd, north-west Wales. [1]

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A487 road

The A487, officially known as the Fishguard to Bangor Trunk Road, is a trunk road in Wales, running up the western side of the country from Haverfordwest in the south to Bangor in the north.

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Anthracite

Anthracite is a hard, compact variety of coal that has a high luster.

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Arfon (Assembly constituency)

Arfon is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales, created for the 2007 Assembly election.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Bangor (Gwynedd) railway station

Bangor railway station is a railway station in Bangor, Gwynedd.

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Bangor, Gwynedd

Bangor is a city in Gwynedd unitary authority, north west Wales, and one of the smallest cities in Britain.

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Caernarfon

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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Caernarfon (UK Parliament constituency)

Caernarfon was a parliamentary constituency centred on the town of Caernarfon in Wales.

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Carnival

Carnival (see other spellings and names) is a festive season that occurs immediately before the Christian season of Lent.

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Demography

Demography is the statistical study of populations, including of human beings.

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Dinghy

A dinghy (or dingey) is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a ship's boat by a larger vessel.

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Dinorwic Quarry

The Dinorwic Slate Quarry is a large former slate quarry, now home to the Welsh National Slate Museum, located between the villages of Llanberis and Dinorwig in north Wales.

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Dinorwic Railway

The Dinorwic Railway was an early narrow gauge industrial railway connecting the slate quarry at Dinorwic in Caernarvonshire with the coastal port at Y Felinheli.

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Etymology

Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time.

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Gwynedd

Gwynedd is an area in north-west Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd.

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Lime (material)

Lime is a calcium-containing inorganic material in which carbonates, oxides and hydroxides predominate.

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Lime kiln

A lime kiln is used to produce quicklime through the calcination of limestone (calcium carbonate).

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Llanfairpwll railway station

Llanfairpwll railway station is a station on the North Wales Coast Line from London Euston to Holyhead on Anglesey, serving the village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Wales.

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Marina

A marina (from Spanish, Portuguese and Italian: marina, "coast" or "shore") is a dock or basin with moorings and supplies for yachts and small boats.

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Menai Strait

The Menai Strait (Afon Menai, the "River Menai") is a narrow stretch of shallow tidal water about long, which separates the island of Anglesey from the mainland of Wales.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (or narrow-gauge railroad) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the of standard gauge railways.

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Padarn Railway

The Padarn Railway was a narrow gauge railway line in Wales, built to the unusual gauge of.

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Pleasure craft

A pleasure craft (or pleasure boat) is a boat used for personal, family, and sometimes sportsmanlike recreation.

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Population

A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding.

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Rigging

Rigging (from Anglo-Saxon wrigan or wringing, "to clothe") is the apparatus through which the force of the wind is used to propel sailboats and sailing ships forward.

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Sail

A sail is a catchment device designed to receive and redirect a force upon a generous surface area.

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Sailing

Sailing is combined wind propulsion by means of sails and steering of a craft on water, ice or land.

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Slate

Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism.

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United Kingdom Census 2001

A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.

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United Kingdom Census 2011

A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.

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Vaynol

Vaynol or Y Faenol (Welsh) is a country estate dating from the Tudor period near Y Felinheli in Gwynedd, North Wales.

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Village

A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.

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Welsh language

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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Yacht

A yacht is a recreational boat or ship.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y_Felinheli

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