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Y Felinheli

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Y Felinheli, formerly known in English as Port Dinorwic, is a village, community and electoral ward 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 also known as the Fishguard to Bangor Trunk Road, is a trunk road in Wales, running up the western side of the country from Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire in the south to Bangor, Gwynedd in the north.

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Anthracite

Anthracite, often referred to as hard coal, is a hard, compact variety of coal that has a submetallic 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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Arfon (UK Parliament constituency)

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

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Association football

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

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Bangor railway station (Wales)

Bangor railway station is a railway station in Bangor, Gwynedd, operated by Arriva Trains Wales.

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Bangor, Gwynedd

Bangor is a city in Gwynedd, northwest Wales.

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Caernarfon

Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615.

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Carnival

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

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Community

A community is a small or large social unit (a group of living things) that has something in common, such as norms, religion, values, or identity.

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Dinghy

A dinghy (or dingey) is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a lifeboat 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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Estyn

Estyn is the education and training inspectorate for Wales.

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Etymology

EtymologyThe New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) – p. 633 "Etymology /ˌɛtɪˈmɒlədʒi/ the study of the class in words and the way their meanings have changed throughout time".

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Friars School, Bangor

Ysgol Friars is a comprehensive school in Bangor, Gwynedd, and one of the oldest schools in Wales.

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Gwynedd

Gwynedd is a county in Wales, sharing borders with Powys, Conwy, Anglesey over the Menai Strait, and Ceredigion over the River Dyfi.

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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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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Hywel Williams

Hywel Williams (born 14 May 1953) is a Welsh politician and Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon.

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Lime (material)

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

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Lime kiln

A lime kiln is a kiln used for the calcination of limestone (calcium carbonate) to produce the form of lime called quicklime (calcium oxide).

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Llanfairpwll railway station

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

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Llyr Huws Gruffydd

Llŷr Huws Gruffydd, (born 25 September 1970) is a Welsh Plaid Cymru politician, and a Member of the Welsh Assembly for the North Wales region.

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Mandy Jones (politician)

Mandy Jones is a Welsh politician who was seated as a UK Independence Party (UKIP) member of the National Assembly for Wales for the North Wales region on 27 December 2017, but who has sat as an independent within the Assembly since early January 2018.

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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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Mark Isherwood (politician)

Mark Allan Isherwood (born 21 January 1959) is a Conservative member of the National Assembly for Wales for the region of North Wales.

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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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Michelle Brown

Michelle Margaret Freda Brown (née Baxendale; born 30 December 1969) is a British politician who has been a UK Independence Party Member of the National Assembly for Wales for North Wales since the 2016 election.

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Mudiad Ysgolion Meithrin

Mudiad Meithrin ("Nursery Movement"), formerly Mudiad Ysgolion Meithrin ("Nursery Schools Movement") is a voluntary movement specialising in the provision of Welsh-medium early years education, including nursery groups.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales (Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru; commonly known as the Welsh Assembly) is a devolved parliament with power to make legislation in Wales.

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North Wales (National Assembly for Wales electoral region)

North Wales is an electoral region of the National Assembly for Wales, consisting of nine constituencies.

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Padarn Railway

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

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Plaid Cymru

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

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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

In biology, a population is 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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Port Dinorwic railway station

Port Dinorwic railway station was the name of two railway stations located on the Bangor and Carnarvon Railway near the village of Port Dinorwic (now Y Felinheli), Gwynedd, Wales.

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Rigging

Rigging comprises the system of ropes, cables and chains, which support a sailing ship or sail boat's masts—standing rigging, including shrouds and stays—and which adjust the position of the vessel's sails and spars to which they are attached—the running rigging, including halyards, braces, sheets and vangs.

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Sail

A sail is a tensile structure—made from fabric or other membrane materials—that uses wind power to propel sailing craft, including sailing ships, sailboats, windsurfers, ice boats, and even sail-powered land vehicles.

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Sailing

Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.

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Siân Gwenllian

Siân Gwenllian is a Welsh politician, who was elected to the National Assembly for Wales in the 2016 election.

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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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UK Independence Party

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is a Eurosceptic and right-wing populist political party in the United Kingdom.

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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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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Ward (electoral subdivision)

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes.

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Welsh Conservative Party

The Welsh Conservative Party (Plaid Geidwadol Cymru) is the part of the Conservative Party that operates in Wales.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.

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Yacht

A yacht is a watercraft used for pleasure or sports.

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Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen

Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen is a bilingual comprehensive secondary school for pupils aged 11–18, situated in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales.

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Ysgol Tryfan

Ysgol Tryfan is a bilingual comprehensive school for pupils aged 11-18, situated in Bangor, Gwynedd.

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References

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

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