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(kɑːˈnɑːvənˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) (until 1974) a county of NW Wales, now part of Gwynedd


(kɑrˈnɑr vənˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales.
Also called Caer•nar′von.
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RALLYING ANGLESEY Circuit will host the final round of the Welsh Tarmacadam Rally championship this weekend as the Caernarvonshire and Anglesey Motor Club run their annual Glyn Memorial Stage Rally at the venue.
The excavation of a Neolithic stone implement factory on Mynydd Rhiw in Caernarvonshire.
1888: TE Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia - was born in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire.
Kentucky drawl was misleading I WAS strolling through a favourite Caernarvonshire holiday resort of mine recently when a long glittering Chevrolet drew up.
William was MP for Caernarvonshire from 1881 to 1895.
SAILING (Silver: Hannah Mills, S Wales, 470 class) THE club captain at Abersoch-based South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club, Pete Richards, is hopeful that the Olympic success of Hannah Mills and Saskia Clarke will imbue yachtsmen with a more competitive spirit.
But even if I do happen to know what a hobbet of wheat means at Wrexham, that knowledge, good for Flint, is not good for Caernarvonshire.
The 1985 Open champion and 1988 Masters winner played some fabulous golf around the Conwy course in Caernarvonshire.
Andrew Robertson of the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club said a minute's silence was observed yesterday morning and a black flag was raised on the flagstaff.
We tried our product in the heartland of Wales, in a dozen or so small shops in Caernarvonshire.
One option is a new processing unit at Horeb, if Food Centre Wales goes ahead with its plans, but he is also talking to Caernarvonshire County Council about taking space at a food park being developed at Crosshands.
o 1888 T E Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia _ was born in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire.