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Glamorgan

(ɡləˈmɔːɡən) or

Glamorganshire

n
(Placename) a former county of SE Wales: divided into West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan in 1974; since 1996 administered by the county of Swansea and the county boroughs of Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, and part of Caerphilly

Gla•mor•gan

(gləˈmɔr gən)

n.
a historic county in SE Wales, now part of Mid, South, and West Glamorgan. Also called Gla•mor′gan•shire` (-ˌʃɪər, -ʃər)
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FARMING Connect has appointed a new development officer for the south Wales region, which includes Gower and a large part of the former county of Glamorgan.
Other notable residents are said to include Dean Conybeare, the rebuilder of Llandaff Cathedral and William Luard, treasurer of the County of Glamorgan.
Players who faced Fred from my own county of Glamorgan recall the time they played Yorkshire in one of the county's coal-mining towns.
Radical plan to cut Wales' 22 councils down to eight or nine confirmed Personally I think it's a crazy move to lump Caerphilly in with Monmouthshire, all Caerphilly's historic links are with Cardiff and the old county of Glamorgan.
In that year, Glamorgan Chief Constable Lionel Lindsay, asked by the Standing Joint Committee to consider the benefit of employing women, said: "I have very carefully considered the question of the employment of police women in the county of Glamorgan from every possible standpoint affecting the administration of a large county police force, and I unhesitatingly declare that I am unable to subscribe to the opinion expressed that their employment would be any advantage to the county.
We are extremely pleased to support the Eisteddfod in the county of Glamorgan and welcome all visitors to the FUW stand over the week-long festival for refreshments.
Since the takeover of Ford by the New Holland group, JG Plant has become the main New Holland dealer for the old county of Glamorgan, operating in the agricultural, grab, care and construction fields.
The County of Glamorgan was spending PS300 an hour on snow-clearing while in Monmouthshire 18 foot drifts isolated the village of Manmoel.
They even made the announcement recently that they will change their name from the Glamorgan Dragons to the Welsh Dragons when playing Twenty20 and CB40 games because they represent not just the county of Glamorgan but the country of Wales.
TONDU, though now playing their senior rugby in the West, are nevertheless one of the most in-form sides from the county of Glamorgan.
With the county of Glamorgan hosting a fantastic competition last year, the challenge has landed with the Monmouthshire committee this year.
Thebookcovers 50 sitesfromacross the old county of Glamorgan, ranging from National Nature Reserves to local hotspots known by avid birders.