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(kɑːˈmɑːðənˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county of S Wales, formerly part of Dyfed (1974–96): on Carmarthen Bay, with the Cambrian Mountains in the N: generally agricultural (esp dairying). Administrative centre: Carmarthen. Pop: 176 000 (2003 est). Area: 2398 sq km (926 sq miles)


(kɑrˈmɑr ðənˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a historic county in Dyfed, S Wales.
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Besides his town palace, the Marquis had castles and palaces in various quarters of the three kingdoms, whereof the descriptions may be found in the road-books--Castle Strongbow, with its woods, on the Shannon shore; Gaunt Castle, in Carmarthenshire, where Richard II was taken prisoner--Gauntly Hall in Yorkshire, where I have been informed there were two hundred silver teapots for the breakfasts of the guests of the house, with everything to correspond in splendour; and Stillbrook in Hampshire, which was my lord's farm, an humble place of residence, of which we all remember the wonderful furniture which was sold at my lord's demise by a late celebrated auctioneer.
The Carmarthenshire County Council Extra Care Catering service is being re-advertised due to there being additional key questions relating to the Financial Assessments and Health and Safety requirements.
Carmarthenshire Energy is a not-for-profit community benefit society that works with communities to develop renewable energy projects, implement energy efficiency measures and tackle fuel poverty.
Supporters of Cymdeithas yr Iaith in Carmarthenshire held a meeting in Carmarthen yesterday.
The week-long festival started at the weekend and is expected to attract around 150,000 visitors to the Carmarthenshire area.
I have been sharing my time between Carmarthenshire and helping Wynford Ellis Owen, who is standing for Plaid in my old seat of Creigiau and St Fagans.
FUW Carmarthenshire county executive officer Meinir Bartlett who manned the FUW stand throughout the event, said: "There was a warm Welsh welcome at the trials and the event provided something for all the family.
The pilot project links up Carmarthenshire County Council and Travis Perkins with an electronic ordering, invoicing and stock control solution using the Consilium Technologies' TASK software platform.
The new address is Huntingdon Fusion Techniques Limited, Stukeley Meadow, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, SA 16 0BU
Both command salaries of up to PS120k per annum, around PS25,000 less than the Prime Minister of the UK (population 64 million) in a rural backwater like Carmarthenshire (population 184,900 : mid 2014 estimates).
The Royal Welsh received the Freedom of Carmarthenshire in 2008.
And from a Carmarthenshire attack inside the Blues' 22, Luke John (Beddau) gambled and intercepted a pass to race 80 metres to score in the corner.