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The capital and largest city of Wales, in the southeast part on Bristol Channel. A prosperous coal-shipping port in the 1800s and early 1900s, it is now an educational and industrial center.


1. (Placename) the capital of Wales, situated in the southeast, in Cardiff county borough: formerly an important port; seat of the Welsh assembly (1999); university (1883). Pop: 346 100 (2011)
2. (Placename) a county borough in SE Wales, created in 1996 from part of South Glamorgan. Pop: 345 400 (2011 est). Area: 139 sq km (54 sq miles)
Welsh name: Caerdydd


(ˈkɑr dɪf)

a seaport in South Glamorgan, in SE Wales. 300,000.
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Noun1.Cardiff - the capital and largest city of Wales
Cambria, Cymru, Wales - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
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