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(Placename) a market town in S Wales, the administrative centre of Carmarthenshire: Norman castle. Pop: 14 648 (2001)


(kɑrˈmɑr ðən)

1. a seaport in Dyfed, S Wales. 53,600.
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Again, when Lord Carmarthen, at a party, told him his handkerchief was hanging from his pocket, Foote replaced [81] it with a "Thank you, my lord; you know the company better than I.
His two sons died, and at length, broken in health, troubled about money, he went to spend his last days in Carmarthen in Wales.
To-night, my dear friend," he said, "all of us, I believe, go on to a ball at Carmarthen House.
We have just got rid of a few dinner people, and we are going on to Carmarthen House presently.
I came to know if you could get me a card for the ball at Carmarthen House to-night.
Lady Carmarthen is Wolfendon's cousin, you know, and a very good friend of mine.
Playing in their third Welsh Cup final, Carmarthen wrote themselves into the history books thanks to a brace from Ely-born striker Kaid Mohamed.
SIR - It was most disappointing to read the opprobrious language used by Clive Scourfield (Gorslas councillor, Carmarthenshire County Council) in his vitriolic attack on Mrs Lesley Williams of Carmarthen (Letters, Feb 13).
CARMARTHEN Town halted a disappointing run of results with a victory over Newi Cefn Druids at Richmond Park yesterday - but they had to battle all the way for the three points.
Carmarthen Town have never won this trophy, having lost 1-0 against TNS in the final two years ago, and Jones is intent on making tomorrow one of the biggest days in the club's history.
For the second match in succession for Carmarthen, winger Lee Williams bagged a hat-trick, while fly-half Craig Evans had an excellent day with the boot, landing nine straight conversions before he was replaced.
The Seasiders will be relieved to have ended a run of three successive defeats, while Carmarthen continue to wobble.