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(ˈkɑːdɪɡənˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a former county of W Wales: became part of Dyfed in 1974; reinstated as Ceredigion in 1996


(ˈkɑr dɪ gənˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a historic county in Dyfed, in W Wales. Also called Cardigan.
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Clynderwen and Cardiganshire Farmers has teamed up with JCP Solicitors to scrutinise the contracts of its dairy farmer customers.
When William Powell and his headstrong wife Elizabeth inherit the glorious Nanteos estate in Cardiganshire, it seems their new life is everything they could wish for.
After being educated in Cardiganshire, he went on pilgrimage through South Wales and the west of England, where it is said he founded religious centres.
Following in the footsteps of Wales' patron saint from Llanddewi-Brefi in Cardiganshire, he walkedto the cathedral city of St David's.
Morfudd Lewis, of Talybont, Cardiganshire, was half expecting to get the boot - she's been on the short-list in the last two shows.
David Sturgess, 53, allegedly hid four cameras in fake smoke alarms on the ceilings and walls of the country cottage in Llandyssul, Cardiganshire in Wales.
Brewer Mr Samociuk and wife Penny rear pigs on brewer's grains at their business, Penlon Cottage Brewery in Llanarth, Cardiganshire, west Wales.
CLIFFORD Pearce from Cardiganshire recently bought an 04-plate Rover Streetwise with just under 20,000 miles.
The Dyfed Family History Society - which has a branch in Haverfordwest itself - can point you in the direction of their records, which cover the old counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire Write to Beti Williams, 12 Elder Grove, Llamgunnor, Carmarthen SA31 2LQ, or e-mail secretary@dyfedfhs.
The series, narrated by John Ogwen and produced by Ffilmiau'r Bont, explains how the religious experiences of Roberts in a chapel service in Cardiganshire at the end of September 1904 led to thousands embracing the faith at a time when Wales was at the heart of a huge economic boom.
I AM currently engaged in researching the history of the village of Aberarth that was previously in the old country of Cardiganshire, Wales.
Lance Corporal Marcus Clarke (right), 23, of Walsgrave, took part in the Army's Land Command Canoe Slalom championships in Llandysul, Cardiganshire.