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Aberdaron is a community and former fishing village at the western tip of the Llŷn Peninsula (Penrhyn Llŷn) in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. [1]

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A499 road

The A499 road is the major road of the Llŷn peninsula in North Wales.

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Abersoch is a large village in the community of Llanengan in Gwynedd, 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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Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome was an Italic civilization that began on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 8th century BC.

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Archbishop of Wales

The post of Archbishop of Wales was created in 1920 when the Church in Wales was separated from the Church of England (of which the four Welsh dioceses had previously been part), and disestablished.

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Armeria maritima

Armeria maritima is the botanical name for a species of flowering plant.

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Arriva Buses Wales

Arriva Buses Wales (Welsh: Bysiau Arriva Cymru) is a bus operator providing services in North Wales and Chester.

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Arriva Trains Wales

Arriva Trains Wales (Trenau Arriva Cymru) (ATW) is a British train operating company operating the Wales & Borders franchise.

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Atlantic herring

Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) is a herring in the family Clupeidae.

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Atlantic mackerel

The Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus), is a pelagic schooling species of mackerel found on both sides of the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Atlantic puffin

The Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica), also known as the common puffin, is a species of seabird in the auk family.

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The term Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo (354–430), applies to two separate types of Catholic religious orders, and to some Anglican religious orders.

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B roads in Zone 4 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

B roads are numbered routes in Great Britain of lesser importance than A roads.

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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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Baptists are individuals who comprise a group of Christian denominations and churches that subscribe to a doctrine that baptism should be performed only for professing believers (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and that it must be done by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).

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Bardsey Island

Bardsey Island (Ynys Enlli), the legendary "Island of 20,000 saints", lies off the Llŷn Peninsula in the Welsh county of Gwynedd.

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Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), a member of the grass family, is a major cereal grain.

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A barnacle is a type of arthropod constituting the infraclass Cirripedia in the subphylum Crustacea, and is hence related to crabs and lobsters.

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Barry Morgan

Barry Cennydd Morgan (born 1947) has been the Archbishop of Wales since 2003.

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Basal-cell carcinoma

Basal-cell carcinoma or basal-cell cancer (BCC), a skin cancer, is one of the most common cancers in the United States.

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Basque Country (autonomous community)

The Basque Country (Euskadi; País Vasco; Pays Basque) is an autonomous community of northern Spain.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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Birdwatching, or birding, is a form of wildlife observation in which the observation of birds is a recreational activity.

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Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Black-legged kittiwake

The black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) is a seabird species in the gull family Laridae.

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Bodferin is a former civil parish in the Welsh county of Gwynedd.

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Bodyboarding is a surface water sport in which the surfer rides a bodyboard on the crest, face, and curl of a wave which is carrying the surfer towards the shore.

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Bottlenose dolphin

Bottlenose dolphins, the genus Tursiops, are the most common and well-known members of the family Delphinidae, the family of oceanic dolphin.

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Botwnnog is a village and community in Gwynedd in Wales, located on the Llŷn Peninsula.

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Boulder clay

Boulder clay, in geology, is a deposit of clay, often full of boulders, which is formed out of the ground moraine material of glaciers and ice-sheets wherever they are found.

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Brenda Chamberlain (artist)

Brenda Chamberlain (1912–1971) was a Welsh artist and poet.

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British Agricultural Revolution

The British Agricultural Revolution was the unprecedented increase in agricultural production in England due to increases in labour and land productivity between the mid-17th and late 19th centuries.

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Brittany (Bretagne; Breizh, pronounced or; Gallo: Bertaèyn, pronounced) is a cultural region in the north-west of France.

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Bronze Age

The Bronze Age is a time period characterized by the use of bronze, proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.

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Brownhills is a town in the West Midlands, England.

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Bryncroes is a hamlet and former civil parish in Gwynedd in Wales, and lies on the Llŷn Peninsula approximately 2 km west of Sarn Mellteyrn.

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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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Caernarfon (UK Parliament constituency)

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

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Caernarfonshire (Sir Gaernarfon), historically spelled as Caernarvonshire or Carnarvonshire in English, is one of the thirteen historic counties, a vice-county and a former administrative county of Wales.

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Calcium oxide

Calcium oxide (CaO), commonly known as quicklime or burnt lime, is a widely used chemical compound.

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Calluna vulgaris (known as common heather, ling, or simply heather) is the sole species in the genus Calluna in the family Ericaceae.

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Calvinistic Methodists

Calvinistic Methodists are a body of Christians forming the Presbyterian Church of Wales.

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Cambrian Line

The Cambrian Line (Welsh: Llinell Cambria) is a railway from Shrewsbury (in Shropshire, England) to Welshpool, Aberystwyth and Pwllheli in Wales.

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Cambrian News

The Cambrian News is a weekly newspaper distributed in Wales.

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A campsite or camping pitch is a place used for overnight stay in the outdoors.

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Cantref Llŷn

The ancient Welsh cantref of Llŷn in north-west Wales was part of the kingdom of Gwynedd for much of its history until it was included in the new county of Caernarfonshire, together with Arfon and Arllechwedd under the terms of the Statute of Rhuddlan in 1284.

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Carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that is slightly less dense than air.

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Cardigan Bay

Cardigan Bay (Bae Ceredigion) is a large inlet of the Irish Sea, indenting the west coast of Wales between Bardsey Island, Gwynedd in the north, and Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire at its southern end.

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Catholicism (from Greek καθολικισμός, katholikismos, "universal doctrine") and its adjectival form Catholic are used as broad terms for describing specific traditions in the Christian churches in theology, doctrine, liturgy, ethics, and spirituality.

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Cavalier was a name first used by Parliamentarians as a term of abuse for the wealthier male Royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son Charles II during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 1679).

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Celtic Christianity

Celtic Christianity or Insular Christianity refers broadly to certain features of Christianity that were practiced across the Celtic-speaking world during the Early Middle Ages.

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Celtic cross

Celtic cross (cros Cheilteach, crois Cheilteach, crosh Cheltiagh, croes Geltaidd, krows keltek, kroaz geltek) is a symbol that combines a cross with a ring surrounding the intersection; the cross' stem being longer than the other three intersection.

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The Celts (occasionally, see pronunciation of ''Celtic'') were people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.

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Cetacea is a widely distributed and diverse infraorder of fully aquatic marine mammals.

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The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the red junglefowl.

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A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Christine Evans (poet)

Christine Evans (born 1943) is an English poet who was born in West Riding, Yorkshire.

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Church in Wales

The Church in Wales (Yr Eglwys yng Nghymru) is the Anglican church in Wales, composed of six dioceses.

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Civil parishes in England

In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.

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Clinker (boat building)

Clinker built (also known as lapstrake) is a method of boat building where the edges of hull planks overlap, called a "land" or "landing." In craft of any size planks are also joined end to end into a strake.

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Clough Williams-Ellis

Sir Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis, CBE, MC (28 May 1883 – 9 April 1978) was an English-born Welsh architect known chiefly as the creator of the Italianate village of Portmeirion in North Wales.

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Clwyd is a preserved county of Wales, situated in the north-east, bordering England with Cheshire to its east, Shropshire to the south-east, and the Welsh counties of Gwynedd to its immediate west and Powys to the south.

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Common kestrel

The common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) is a bird of prey species belonging to the kestrel group of the falcon family Falconidae.

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Common ling

The common ling or simply the ling, Molva molva, is a large member of a family of cod-like fishes.

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Common murre

The common murre or common guillemot (Uria aalge) is a large auk.

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A commote (Welsh cwmwd, sometimes spelt in older documents as cymwd, plural cymydau, less frequently cymydoedd),Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru (University of Wales Dictionary), p. 643 was a secular division of land in Medieval Wales.

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Community (Wales)

A community (cymuned) is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest tier of local government in Wales.

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Congregational church

Congregational churches are Protestant Christian churches practicing congregationalist church governance, in which each congregation independently and autonomously runs its own affairs.

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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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A cove is a small type of bay or coastal inlet.

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Dafydd Elis-Thomas

Dafydd Elis Elis-Thomas, Baron Elis-Thomas, PC (born 18 October 1946) is a Welsh politician, representing the Dwyfor Meirionnydd constituency in the National Assembly for Wales.

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Dafydd Nanmor

Dafydd Nanmor (fl. 1450 – 1490) was a Welsh language poet born at Nanmor (or Nantmor), in Gwynedd, north-west Wales.(Cymru) He is one of the most significant poets of this period.

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Deheubarth (lit. "Right-hand Part", thus "the South") was a regional name for the realms of south Wales, particularly as opposed to Gwynedd (Latin: Norwallia).

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Dic Aberdaron

Dic Aberdaron (Richard Robert Jones) (1780–1843), also known as Dick of Aberdaron, was a Welsh traveller and polyglot.

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Dilys Cadwaladr

Dilys Cadwaladr (19 March 1902 – January 1979 was a Welsh poet. She is notable for being the first woman ever to win the Crown at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. She achieved this feat in 1953 at Rhyl.

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Distribution network operator

Distribution network operators (DNOs) are companies licensed to distribute electricity in Great Britain by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets.

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Domestic duck

Domesticated ducks are ducks that are raised for meat, eggs and down.

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Domestic goose

Domestic geese (Anser anser domesticus or Anser cygnoides) are domesticated grey geese (either greylag geese or swan geese) kept as poultry for their meat, eggs, and down feathers since ancient times.

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The word dragoon originally meant mounted infantry, who were trained in horse riding as well as infantry fighting skills.

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Dwyfor was one of the five local government districts of Gwynedd, Wales from 1974 to 1996, covering the Llŷn peninsula.

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Dwyfor Meirionnydd (Assembly constituency)

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

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Dwyfor Meirionnydd (UK Parliament constituency)

Dwyfor Meirionnydd is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).

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Edward I of England

Edward I (17 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Latin: Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307.

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Efailnewydd is a village on the Llŷn Peninsula (Welsh: Penrhyn Llŷn) in the Welsh county of Gwynedd.

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An eisteddfod (plural eisteddfodau) is a Welsh festival of literature, music and performance.

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Elementary Education Act 1870

The Elementary Education Act 1870, commonly known as Forster's Education Act, set the framework for schooling of all children between the ages of 5 and 13 in England and Wales.

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Elfyn Llwyd

Elfyn Llwyd, PC (born 26 September 1951) is a Welsh barrister and politician.

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English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") in the Kingdom of England over, principally, the manner of its government.

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Estyn is the education and training inspectorate for Wales.

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European conger

The European conger (Conger conger) is a species of conger of the family Congridae.

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European seabass

The European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) is a primarily ocean-going fish that sometimes enters brackish and fresh waters.

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European shag

The European shag or common shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) is a species of cormorant.

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European stonechat

The European stonechat (Saxicola rubicola) is a small passerine bird that was formerly classed as a subspecies of the common stonechat.

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A fairy (also fay, fae, fair folk; from faery, faerie, "realm of the fays") is a type of mythical being or legendary creature in European folklore, a form of spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural, or preternatural.

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Felt is a textile that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibres together.

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Fflur Dafydd

Fflur Dafydd is an award winning novelist, singer-songwriter and musician.

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Fishguard (Abergwaun, meaning "Mouth of the River Gwaun") is a coastal town in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, with a population of 3,419 recorded in the 2011 Census.

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Fishing village

A fishing village is a village, usually located near a fishing ground, with an economy based on catching fish and harvesting seafood.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Free school meal

A free school meal is a school meal provided to a child or young person during a school break at no cost.

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Fulling, also known as tucking or walking, is a step in woollen clothmaking which involves the cleansing of cloth (particularly wool) to eliminate oils, dirt, and other impurities, and making it thicker.

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Gabbro refers to a large group of dark, often phaneritic (coarse-grained), mafic intrusive igneous rocks chemically equivalent to plutonic basalt.

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The Gangani (Γαγγανοι) were a people of ancient Ireland who are referred to in Ptolemy's 2nd century Geography as living in the south-west of the island, probably near the mouth of the River Shannon, between the Auteini to the north and the Uellabori to the south.

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The domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe.

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Great cormorant

The great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), known as the great black cormorant across the Northern Hemisphere, the black cormorant in Australia, the large cormorant in India and the black shag further south in New Zealand, is a widespread member of the cormorant family of seabirds.

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A gristmill (also: grist mill, corn mill or flour mill) grinds grain into flour.

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Gruffudd ap Cynan

Gruffudd ap Cynan (c. 1055 – 1137), sometimes written as Gruffydd ap Cynan, was King of Gwynedd from 1081 until his death in 1137.

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Gruffydd ap Rhys

Gruffydd ap Rhys (c. 1081 - 1137)http://www.mathematical.com/gruffyddgwenllian1085.html was Prince of Deheubarth, in Wales.

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Guernsey (/ˈgɜ:nzi/), officially the Bailiwick of Guernsey (Bailliage de Guernesey), is a possession of the British Crown in right of Guernsey in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy.

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Gulf Stream

The Gulf Stream, together with its northern extension towards Europe, the North Atlantic Drift, is a powerful, warm, and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates at the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

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

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Gwynedd Council

Gwynedd Council (Cyngor Gwynedd) is the governing body for the principal area of Gwynedd, one of the subdivisions of Wales within the United Kingdom.

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Henry I of England

Henry I (c. 1068 – 1 December 1135), also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to his death.

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Her Majesty's Coastguard

Her Majesty's Coastguard (HMCG) is a section of the United Kingdom Maritime and Coastguard Agency responsible for the initiation and co-ordination of all civilian maritime search and rescue (SAR) within the UK Maritime Search and Rescue Region.

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Heritage coast

A heritage coast is a strip of coastline in England and Wales, the extent of which is defined by agreement between the relevant statutory national agency and the relevant local authority.

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Hiking is the preferred term, in Canada and the USA, for a long, vigorous walk, usually on trails (footpaths), in the countryside, while the word walking is used for shorter, particularly urban walks.

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Hillforts in Britain

Hillforts in Britain refers to the various hillforts within the island of Great Britain.

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Hut circle

A hut circle is the archaeological term given to a circular or oval depression in the ground with evidence of a low stone wall around it that used to be the foundation of a round house.

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Iberdrola is a Spanish public multinational electric utility company based in Bilbao, Basque Country.

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Ice age

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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Igneous rock

Igneous rock (derived from the Latin word ignis meaning fire) is one of the three main rock types, the others being sedimentary and metamorphic.

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Inclosure Acts

The Inclosure Acts (or "Enclosure Acts" in modern spelling) were a series of United Kingdom Acts of Parliament which enclosed open fields and common land in the country, creating legal property rights to land that was previously considered common.

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Independent politician

An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated to any political party.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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An inquest is a judicial inquiry in common law jurisdictions, particularly one held to determine the cause of a person's death.

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Irish Sea

The Irish Sea (Muir Éireann, Y Keayn Yernagh, Erse Sea, Muir Èireann, Ulster-Scots: Airish Sea, Môr Iwerddon) separates the islands of Ireland and Great Britain.

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Irish Travellers

Irish Travellers (an lucht siúil) also called pavees, tinkers or gypsies, are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group who maintain a set of traditions.

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Iron Age

The Iron Age is the period generally occurring after the Bronze Age, marked by the prevalent use of iron.

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Jasper, an aggregate of microquartz and/or chalcedony and other mineral phases,Kostov, R. I. 2010.

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Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water.

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Keep Wales Tidy

Keep Wales Tidy is a Welsh national voluntary environmental charity which works towards achieving "a clean, safe and tidy Wales".

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Kettle (landform)

A kettle (kettle hole, pothole) is a shallow, sediment-filled body of water formed by retreating glaciers or draining floodwaters.

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King Arthur

King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th to early 6th century A.D. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

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Kingdom of Gwynedd

The Principality or Kingdom of Gwynedd (Latin: Venedotia or Norwallia; Middle Welsh: Guynet) was one of several successor states to Rome which emerged in 5th-century Britain during the Coming of the Saxons.

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Lead is a chemical element in the carbon group with symbol Pb (from plumbum) and atomic number 82.

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Leinster (— Laighin / Cúige Laighean —) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the east of Ireland.

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Lewys Daron

Lewys Daron (fl. c. 1495 - c. 1530) was a Welsh-language professional poet from the Llŷn area of Gwynedd, Wales.

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A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a symbiotic relationship.

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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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Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).

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A limpet is an aquatic snail with a shell that is broadly conical in shape.

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List of isthmuses

An isthmus (or; plural: isthmuses; from neck) is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water that otherwise separates them.

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Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.

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Liverpool Daily Post

The Liverpool Post was a newspaper published by Trinity Mirror in Liverpool, Merseyside, England.

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Llanbedrog is a village and community on the Llŷn peninsula of Gwynedd in Wales.

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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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Llanfaelrhys is a village and former civil parish in the Welsh county of Gwynedd, located on the Llŷn Peninsula.

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Llangwnnadl is a village and former civil parish in the Welsh county of Gwynedd.

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Llaniestyn, Gwynedd

Llaniestyn is a village and former civil parish in the Welsh county of Gwynedd.

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Llŷn Peninsula

The Llŷn Peninsula (Penrhyn Llŷn or Pen Llŷn) extends into the Irish Sea from north west Wales, south west of the Isle of Anglesey.

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Lobster fishing

Lobsters are widely fished around the world for their meat.

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Local board of health

Local boards or local boards of health were local authorities in urban areas of England and Wales from 1848 to 1894.

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Local Government Act 1894

The Local Government Act 1894 (56 & 57 Vict. c. 73) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales outside the County of London.

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The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.

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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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Manganese is a chemical element with symbol Mn and atomic number 25.

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Manx shearwater

The Manx shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) is a medium-sized shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae.

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Marilyn (geography)

A Marilyn is a mountain or hill in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland or Isle of Man with a prominence of at least 150 metres (492 ft), regardless of absolute height or other merit.

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A marsh is a wetland that is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species.

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Mary (mother of Jesus)

According to the New Testament, Mary (Miriam: מרים; BC – AD), also known as Saint Mary or the Virgin Mary, was a Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth and the mother of Jesus.

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Merseyside Maritime Museum

The Merseyside Maritime Museum is a museum based in the city of Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK.

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In archaeology, mesolithic (Greek: mesos "middle", lithos "stone") is the culture between paleolithic and neolithic.

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Methodist Church of Great Britain

The Methodist Church (also called yr Eglwys Fethodistaidd in Welsh) is the largest Wesleyan Methodist body and fourth largest Christian denomination in the United Kingdom, with congregations across Great Britain (although more limited in Scotland).

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Mid and West Wales (National Assembly for Wales electoral region)

Mid and West Wales is an electoral region of the National Assembly for Wales, consisting of eight constituencies.

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Middle Ages

In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Mordred or Modred (Medraut, Medrod, etc.) is a character in the Arthurian legend, known as a notorious traitor who fought King Arthur at the Battle of Camlann, where he was killed and Arthur fatally wounded.

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Mullet (fish)

The mullets or grey mullets are a family (Mugilidae) and order of ray-finned fish found worldwide in coastal temperate and tropical waters, and in some species in fresh water.

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Mynytho is a small village in the parish of Llangian near the southern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula in north-west Wales.

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National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales (Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru) is a devolved assembly with power to make legislation in Wales.

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National Assembly for Wales constituencies and electoral regions

National Assembly for Wales constituencies and electoral regions were first used for the 1999 elections.

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National Eisteddfod of Wales

The National Eisteddfod of Wales (Welsh: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru) is the most important of several eisteddfodau (festivals) that are held annually, mostly in Wales.

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National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales (Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru), Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales and is one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies.

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National nature reserve (United Kingdom)

Some statutory nature reserves are designated by national bodies in the United Kingdom, and are known as national nature reserves.

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National school (England and Wales)

A National school was a school founded in 19th century England and Wales by the National Society for Promoting Religious Education.

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National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty

The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as the National Trust, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Nefyn is a small town and community on the north west coast of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, Wales.

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The Neolithic Age, Era, or Period, from νέος (néos, "new") and λίθος (líthos, "stone"), or New Stone Age, was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of the Middle East, and later in other parts of the world from First Farmers: The Origins of Agricultural Societies by Peter Bellwood, 2004 and ending between 4,500 and 2,000 BC.

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Nitrogen dioxide

Nitrogen dioxide is the chemical compound with the formula.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning).

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"Nonconformist" or "Non-conformist" was a term used in England and Wales after the Act of Uniformity 1662 to refer to a Protestant Christian who did not "conform" to the governance and usages of the established Church of England.

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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North Wales Fire and Rescue Service

The North Wales Fire and Rescue Service (Gwasanaeth Tân ac Achub Gogledd Cymru) is the fire and rescue service covering the predominantly rural principal areas of Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd and Wrexham in the north of Wales.

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North Wales Police

North Wales Police (Heddlu Gogledd Cymru) is the territorial police force responsible for policing North Wales.

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North Wales Weekly News

The North Wales Weekly News is one of a group of newspapers published weekly in Llandudno and between all titles covering most of coastal North Wales.

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The oat (Avena sativa), sometimes called the common oat, is a species of cereal grain grown for its seed, which is known by the same name (usually in the plural, unlike other cereals and pseudocereals).

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Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland.

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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain and is one of the world's largest producers of maps.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.

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Atmospheric particulate matter – also known as particulate matter (PM) or particulates – is microscopic solid or liquid matter suspended in the Earth's atmosphere.

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Penllech is a village and former civil parish in the Welsh county of Gwynedd.

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Peregrine falcon

The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey in the family Falconidae.

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A picnic is an excursion at which a meal is eaten outdoors (al fresco or en plein air), ideally taking place in a beautiful landscape such as a park, beside a lake or with an interesting view and possibly at a public event such as before an open-air theatre performance, and usually in summer.

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Pillow lava

Pillow lavas are lavas that contain characteristic pillow-shaped structures that are attributed to the extrusion of the lava under water, or subaqueous extrusion.

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Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru (officially Plaid Cymru – the Party of Wales, often referred to simply as Plaid) is a social-democratic political party in Wales advocating for an independent Wales from the United Kingdom within the European Union.

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Plas yn Rhiw

Plas yn Rhiw is an early 17th-century manor house in Y Rhiw, Gwynedd in northwestern Wales.

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Pollachius pollachius

The Atlantic or European pollock (Pollachius pollachius) is a species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus.

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Pollachius virens

Saithe, Pollachius virens, is a species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus.

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Poor Law Amendment Act 1834

The Poor Law Amendment Act 1834 (PLAA), known widely as the New Poor Law, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed by the Whig government of Earl Grey.

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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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Portmeirion is a tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales.

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The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum L. The word "potato" may refer either to the plant itself or to the edible tuber.

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Positions of landmasses near the end of the Precambrian The Precambrian or Pre-Cambrian; sometimes abbreviated pЄ is the largest span of time in Earth's history before the current Phanerozoic Eon, and is a Supereon divided into several eons of the geologic time scale.

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Preserved counties of Wales

The preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for the ceremonial purposes of lieutenancy and shrievalty.

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Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales

The Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales is the Speaker of the National Assembly for Wales, elected by the Members of the National Assembly for Wales to chair their meetings (plenary sessions); to maintain order; and to protect the rights of Members.

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Primary education in Wales

Primary education in Wales has a similar structure to Primary education in England, but teaching of the Welsh language is compulsory and it is used as the medium of instruction in many schools.

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Prison ship

A prison ship, often more precisely termed prison hulk, is a vessel (usually unseaworthy) salvaged as a prison, often to hold convicts or with the British, often civilian internees, awaiting transportation to a penal colony.

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Private company limited by guarantee

In British and Irish company law, a private company limited by guarantee (LBG) is an alternative type of corporation used primarily for non-profit organisations that require legal personality.

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Protected area

Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological and/or cultural values.

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Protestantism is a form of Christian faith and practice which originated with the Protestant Reformation, a movement against what its followers considered to be errors in the Roman Catholic Church.

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Claudius Ptolemy (Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος, Klaúdios Ptolemaîos,; Claudius Ptolemaeus) was a Greco-Egyptian writer of Alexandria, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology.

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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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Pwllheli railway station

Pwllheli railway station is a railway station serving the small coastal town of Pwllheli on the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, Wales.

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Quarter session

The courts of quarter sessions or quarter sessions were local courts traditionally held at four set times each year in the Kingdom of England (including Wales) from 1388 until 1707, then in 18th-century Great Britain, in the later United Kingdom, and in other dominions of the British Empire.

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Quebec City

Quebec (Québec), also Québec, City of Québec, Quebec City, or Québec City (Ville de Québec),The city's name is not on a federally legislated list of, as is the case with the province of Quebec/Québec.

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R. S. Thomas

Ronald Stuart Thomas (29 March 1913 – 25 September 2000), published as R. S. Thomas, was a Welsh poet and Anglican priest who was noted for his nationalism, spirituality and deep dislike of the anglicisation of Wales.

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The razorbill (Alca torda) is a colonial seabird that only comes to land in order to breed.

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Recreational boat fishing

Recreational fishermen usually fish either from a boat or from a shoreline or river bank.

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Red-billed chough

The red-billed chough, Cornish chough or simply chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax), is a bird in the crow family, one of only two species in the genus Pyrrhocorax.

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A regatta is a series of boat races.

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Right of asylum

The right of asylum (sometimes called right of political asylum, from the ancient Greek word ἄσυλον) is an ancient juridical concept, under which a person persecuted by their own country may be protected by another sovereign authority, a foreign country, or church sanctuaries (as in medieval times).

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Romanesque architecture

Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe characterized by semi-circular arches.

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Roundhead was the name given to the supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War.

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Roy Campbell (poet)

Ignatius Royston Dunnachie Campbell, better known as Roy Campbell, (2 October 1901 – 23 April 1957) was a South African poet and satirist.

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Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a charitable organisation registered in England and Wales and in Scotland.

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The rutabaga, swede (from Swedish turnip), turnip, yellow turnip, or neep (Brassica napobrassica, or Brassica napus var. napobrassica, or Brassica napus subsp. rapifera) is a root vegetable that may have originated as a cross between the cabbage and the turnip.

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Saint Cadfan

Saint Cadfan (Catamanus), sometimes Anglicized as Gideon, was the 6th century founder-abbot of Tywyn (whose church is dedicated to him) and Bardsey, both in Gwynedd, Wales.

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Saint Maelrhys

Maelrhys is honoured as a saint on Bardsey Island in Wales.

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Samson (meaning "man of the sun"), Shamshoun (شمشون /), or Sampson (Σαμψών), is one of the last of the judges of the ancient Israelites mentioned in the Hebrew Bible (Book of Judges chapters 13 to 16).

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Sarn Meyllteyrn

Sarn Meyllteyrn is a village and former civil parish (Known at the time as Mellteyrn) located to the West of the Llŷn Peninsula (Penrhyn Llŷn) in the Welsh county of Gwynedd.

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A schooner is a type of sailing vessel with fore-and-aft sails on two or more masts, the foremast being shorter than the main and no taller than the mizzen if there is one.

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Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish Power

ScottishPower Ltd. is a vertically integrated energy company with its headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Scree is a collection of broken rock fragments at the base of crags, mountain cliffs, volcanoes or valley shoulders that has accumulated through periodic rockfall from adjacent cliff faces.

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Sea bathing

Sea bathing is swimming in the sea or in sea water and a sea bath is a protective enclosure for sea bathing.

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Seaweed refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae that live near the seabed (benthic).

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Seventh-day Adventist Church

The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a Protestant Christian denomination distinguished by its observance of Saturday, the original seventh day of the Judeo-Christian week, as the Sabbath, and by its emphasis on the imminent Second Coming (advent) of Jesus Christ.

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Sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammals typically kept as livestock.

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Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, England.

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A sloop (from Dutch sloep, in turn from French chaloupe) is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig.

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Snowdonia (Eryri) is a region in north Wales and a national park of in area.

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South Stack

South Stack (Ynys Lawd) is an island situated just off Holy Island on the northwest coast of Anglesey.

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Spiny dogfish

The spiny dogfish, spurdog, mud shark, or piked dogfish, Squalus acanthias, is one of the best known species of the Squalidae (dogfish) family of sharks, which is part of the Squaliformes order.

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Sponges are animals of the phylum Porifera (meaning "pore bearer").

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St Fagans National History Museum

St Fagans National History Museum (Sain Ffagan: Amgueddfa Werin Cymru), commonly referred to as St Fagans after the village where it is located, is an open-air museum in Cardiff chronicling the historical lifestyle, culture, and architecture of the Welsh people.

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Stone Age

The Stone Age is a broad prehistoric period during which stone was widely used to make implements with a sharp edge, a point, or a percussion surface.

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Sulfur dioxide

Sulfur dioxide (also sulphur dioxide) is the chemical compound with the formula.

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Surfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a surfer, rides on the forward or deep face of a moving wave, which is usually carrying the surfer towards the shore.

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Teloschistes is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Teloschistaceae.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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Thymus serpyllum

Thymus serpyllum, known by the common names of Breckland thyme, wild thyme or creeping thyme, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to most of Europe and North Africa.

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Train station

A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.

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Triglidae, commonly known as sea robins or gurnard, are a family of bottom-feeding scorpaeniform fish.

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Tuberaria guttata

Tuberaria guttata, the spotted rock-rose or annual rock-rose, is a annual plant of the Mediterranean region which also occurs very locally in Wales and Ireland.

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Tudur Aled

Tudur Aled (c. 1465–1525) was a late medieval Welsh poet, born in Llansannan, Denbighshire.

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Tudweiliog is a small, predominantly Welsh-speaking village and community on the northern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula in the Welsh county of Gwynedd.

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The turnip or white turnip (Brassica rapa subsp. rapa) is a root vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, bulbous taproot.

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Tylwyth Teg

Tylwyth Teg (Middle Welsh for "Fair Family") is the most usual term in Wales for the mythological creatures corresponding to the Irish Aos Sí, comparable to the fairy folk of English and continental folklore.

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Ulex europaeus

Ulex europaeus (gorse, common gorse, furze or whin) is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to portions of Europe from the northern United Kingdom south to Galicia in Spain and Portugal, and from the western Republic of Ireland east to Galicja in Poland and Ukraine.

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Ultra high frequency

Ultra high frequency (UHF) is the ITU designation for radio frequencies in the range between 300 MHz and 3 GHz, also known as the decimetre band as the wavelengths range from one meter to one decimetre.

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Underwater diving

Underwater diving is the practice of going underwater, either with breathing apparatus (scuba diving and surface supplied diving) or by breath-holding (freediving).

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Unitary authority

A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.

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University of Wales Press

The University of Wales Press (Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru) was founded in 1922 as a central service of the University of Wales.

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An urn is a vase, ordinarily covered, that usually has a narrowed neck above a footed pedestal.

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Vikings (Norwegian and Vikinger; Swedish and Vikingar; Víkingar), from Old Norse víkingr, were Germanic Norse seafarers, speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Scandinavian homelands across wide areas of northern and central Europe, as well as European Russia, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.

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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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Wards and electoral divisions of the United Kingdom

The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors.

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Warrenpoint is a small town and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Welsh Ambulance Service

The Welsh Ambulance Service (also called the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust or Ymddiriedolaeth GIG Gwasanaethau Ambiwlans Cymru) is an NHS trust and the national ambulance service for Wales.

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Welsh Black cattle

The Welsh Black is a dual-purpose breed of cattle native to Wales.

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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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Welsh Water

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) is a company which supplies drinking water and wastewater services to most of Wales and parts of western England.

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Wexford (from Veisafjǫrðr, Yola: Weisèforthè, Irish: Loch Garman) is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland.

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Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

(WDC) Whale and Dolphin Conservation is a wildlife charity that is dedicated solely to the worldwide conservation and welfare of all whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans).

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Wheat (Triticum spp.) is a cereal grain, originally from the Levant region of the Near East but now cultivated worldwide.

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Wicklow Mountains

The Wicklow Mountains (archaic: Cualu) form the largest continuous upland area in Ireland.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

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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The wrasses are a family, Labridae, of marine fish, many of which are brightly colored.

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Y Rhiw

Y Rhiw (pronounced a rhoo with slightly guttural h) is a small village on the south west tip of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd in Wales.

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The yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) is a passerine bird in the bunting family that is native to Eurasia and introduced to New Zealand, Australia, Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, the Falkland Islands, South Africa, United States and Canada.

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Ystrad Tywi

Ystrad Tywi (English: Vale of Tywi) is an area of south-west Wales situated on the banks of the Tywi river as it approaches the sea to join the Bristol Channel at Carmarthen.

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