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 (swän′zē, -sē)
A city of southern Wales west-northwest of Cardiff on Swansea Bay, an inlet of the Bristol Channel.


1. (Placename) a port in S Wales, in Swansea county on an inlet of the Bristol Channel (Swansea Bay); a metallurgical and oil-refining centre; university (1920). Pop: 169 880 (2001)
2. (Placename) a county of S Wales on the Bristol Channel, created in 1996 from part of West Glamorgan: includes the Swansea conurbation and the Gower peninsula. Administrative centre: Swansea. Pop: 224 600 (2003 est). Area: 378 sq km (146 sq miles)


(ˈswɒn si, -zi)

a seaport in West Glamorgan, in S Wales. 190,500.
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Noun1.Swansea - a port city in southern Wales on an inlet of the Bristol ChannelSwansea - a port city in southern Wales on an inlet of the Bristol Channel
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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It appeared he had "served his time" in the copper-ore trade, the famous copper-ore trade of old days between Swansea and the Chilian coast, coal out and ore in, deep-loaded both ways, as if in wanton defiance of the great Cape Horn seas - a work, this, for staunch ships, and a great school of staunchness for West- Country seamen.
These mines are of copper, and the ore is all shipped to Swansea, to be smelted.
Swansea 0 Everton 0 - September 19 Swansea weren't back at their best but it was a lot better against an in-form Everton.
1ST SCORER BGomis 5/1 A Ayew 6/1 JDefoe 6/1 Eder 13/2 S Fletcher 7/1 MEmnes 8/1 No Scorer 8/1 G Sigurdsson 8/1 J Shelvey 9/1 JLens 10/1 J Montero 10/1 W Routledge 12/1 BetFred TO WIN Sunderland 31/10 Swansea 21/20 Draw 12/5 SCORELINE Draw 0-0 8/1 Draw 1-1 6/1 Sunderland 1-0 9/1 Sunderland 2-0 20/1 Sunderland 2-1 14/1 Swansea 1-0 6/1 Swansea 2-0 9/1 Swansea 2-1 9/1 Swansea 3-0 20/1
Swansea Total Fitness welcomed over 130 runners and walkers who raised over $3000 for the MSAA.
Swansea have three games left against Aberavon, Llanelli and relegation rivals Neath.
He can't stop everything, however, and a Swansea side who have been scoring goals for fun at home are good value to get past him on Saturday.
Thomas has scored 173 points in 11 Swansea starts this term, and Henry said: 'Arwel is a very talented player.
Swansea must be kicking themselves to have let the match and the cup, slip.
People in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot are being asked to give their views on the proposal, which would make it quicker and easier for innovation-based businesses to set up along the busy stretch of road.
TO WIN Swansea 10/11 Newcastle 3/1 Draw 12/5 SCORELINE Draw 0-0 9/1 Draw 1-1 5/1 Swansea 1-0 11/2 Swansea 2-0 15/2 Swansea 2-1 15/2 Swansea 3-0 14/1 Newcastle 1-0 9/1 Newcastle 2-0 20/1 Newcastle 2-1 12/1