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(Placename) a market town in S Wales, the administrative centre of Carmarthenshire: Norman castle. Pop: 14 648 (2001)
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(kɑrˈmɑr ðən)

1. a seaport in Dyfed, S Wales. 53,600.
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"To-night, my dear friend," he said, "all of us, I believe, go on to a ball at Carmarthen House.
We have just got rid of a few dinner people, and we are going on to Carmarthen House presently.
I came to know if you could get me a card for the ball at Carmarthen House to-night."
Lady Carmarthen is Wolfendon's cousin, you know, and a very good friend of mine.
His two sons died, and at length, broken in health, troubled about money, he went to spend his last days in Carmarthen in Wales.
Again, when Lord Carmarthen, at a party, told him his handkerchief was hanging from his pocket, Foote replaced [81] it with a "Thank you, my lord; you know the company better than I." Jevon, a century earlier, was in the habit of taking great liberties with authors and audience.
John Keaveny twice had chances to seal the game for Carmarthen on the break as Aber threw men forward, but fired over the bar both times.
THE Carmarthen branch of the FUW has donated PS600 to the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Carmarthen Feature County fund to help the committee buy a trailer.
CARMARTHEN........2 ABERYSTWYTH.....3 THIS match in front of the TV cameras was very slow to come to the boil - but once it did after the break, there was plenty of excitement and five goals in a 15-minute spell.
SEPTEMBER 7: Bridgend v Aberavon; Carmarthen Quins v Llandovery; Cardiff v Pontypridd; Ebbw Vale v Newport; RGC v Merthyr; Swansea v Llanelli.
September 14, WRU Specsavers Cup round one: RGC v Cardiff; Aberavon v Bargoed; Cardiff Met v Ystrad Rhondda; Newport v Carmarthen Quins; Llandovery v Ystalyfera; Neath v Trebanos; Tata Steel v Bedwas; Ebbw Vale v Narberth; Pontypool v Swansea; Beddau v Bridgend; Merthyr v Pontypridd; Maesteg Quins v Llanelli; Cross Keys v Glamorgan W.
October 19: Cardiff v Carmarthen Quins; Llandovery v Bridgend;Llanelli v RGC; Merthyr v Aberavon; Pontypridd v Ebbw Vale; Swansea v Newport.