Merionethshire


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Merionethshire

(ˌmɛrɪˈɒnɪθˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(Placename) (until 1974) a county of N Wales, now part of Gwynedd
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Ramsay has published an account of a downthrow in Anglesea of 2300 feet; and he informs me that he fully believes there is one in Merionethshire of 12,000 feet; yet in these cases there is nothing on the surface to show such prodigious movements; the pile of rocks on the one or other side having been smoothly swept away.
Consequently, between 1682 and 1722 more than 2,000 Welsh people settled in Pennsylvania alone, mostly from Merionethshire, Montgomeryshire, and Pembrokeshire.
In modern times, the six most northerly counties of Wales were known as Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Merionethshire (Merioneth) and Montgomeryshire.
They were on the run for seven days before being captured close to Llanbedr, in Merionethshire, on April 11.
Nationalists' human barrier Eighty Welsh nationalists today formed a human barrier outside the Trawsfynydd military camp, Merionethshire.
Former student Eryl Jones charts his alma mater's rocky road to success ON Friday, September 24, 1971, an Austin 1100 meandered its way through rural Merionethshire, on its way from Ffynnongroyw on the Dee estuary to the university town of Aberystwyth.
Robert Vaughan of Hangar, in his Sketch of the History of Merionethshire, seems to ascribe it's origin to persons frequenting the banks of the Mawddach, "by reason of the herb scurvy-grass, which grows there in great abundance.
His romantically lush landscapes, especially with those with water, such as The Estuary, Portmeirion, Merionethshire (1959) or of the Venetian lagoon at sunset (1968), are even richer than his architectural images, and his Stonehenge captures the site's primeval magnificence.
But I may go further read Theocritus in Ayrshire or Merionethshire and you will find perpetual occasions to recollect what you see daily in Ayrshire or Merionethshire read Congreve Vangrugh and Farquhar in London and though not a century is elapsed since they were alive and merry, you will meet with whole pages that are uninteresting and incomprehensible.
Or the famous 60s Harlech TV ident which used to pulsate so relentlessly that it was rumoured to have caused a mass outbreak of epilepsy in Merionethshire on its first screening?
One of our warm-up games was against the Welsh county side, Merionethshire,and they turned up with 10 men.