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Menai Strait

(ˈmɛnaɪ)
n
(Placename) a channel of the Irish Sea between the island of Anglesey and the mainland of NW Wales: famous suspension bridge (1819–26) designed by Thomas Telford and tubular bridge (1846–50) by Robert Stephenson. Length: 24 km (15 miles). Width: up to 3 km (2 miles)
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Noun1.Menai Strait - a strait in northern Wales between Anglesey Island and the mainlandMenai Strait - a strait in northern Wales between Anglesey Island and the mainland
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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Avril Rowlands sent this photo of William Roberts, who was a pilot on the Menai Straits, and lived at Cadnant, Menai Bridge | Colin Ccopito: Menai Bridge Station on a wet day.
David Lea-Wilson, of Halen Mon, checking the levels of salt in the Menai Straits
A pirate boat will make its way down the Menai Straits, then the town will be invaded by the jolliest pirates ever to sail the seven seas
Rhodri Davies also dipped his harp off the end of a pier into the Menai Straits as part of an experiment with the elements at the Bangor New Music Festival.
But Arfon AM, Sian Gwenllian, said: "There's an overwhelming desire locally to keep the electricity connection underground all the way from the Menai Straits up to Pentir.
Experts testing how to install pipes under the Menai Straits and (main picture) Plas Newydd
Bangor - known as the City of Learning - is an ancient, historic Cathedral and University city set against the backdrop of the Snowdonia mountains, the Menai Straits and Anglesey.
When National Grid were arranging public consultation exhibitions in Anglesey and in Gwynydd, I was very fortunate to meet Martin Kinsley, senior manager with National Grid, and I can remember us both discussing the issues of taking the cables from Wylfa Power Station to Pentir across the Menai Straits.
A three-bed property with views of the Menai Straits and Snowdonia
McWhirter''s vibrant works are based on scenes around the Menai Straits and Snowdonia.
It is excellent news though that there will be no power line (purple shading) cables or pylons over the Menai Straits or Parc Faenol, and something which both Hywel and I have campaigned on for many months.