Gwynedd

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Gwynedd

(ˈɡwɪnɛð)
n
(Placename) a county of NW Wales, formed in 1974 from Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, part of Denbighshire, and most of Merionethshire; lost Anglesey and part of the NE in 1996: generally mountainous with many lakes, much of it lying in Snowdonia National Park. Administrative centre: Caernarfon. Pop: 117 500 (2003 est). Area: 2550 sq km (869 sq miles)

Gwyn•edd

(ˈgwɪn ɛð)

n.
a county in NW Wales. 236,000; 1493 sq. mi. (3866 sq. km).
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Following local government shakeups in 1974 and 1996, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire are now run as Gwynedd.
Andrew Webb (Menai Bridge) 42 also batted well for the combined former Anglesey, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire counties to push the powerful champions hard, Hemsworth getting the neutral umpires vote as official man of the match.