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(ˈdɛnbɪˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county of N Wales: split between Clwyd and Gwynedd in 1974; reinstated with different boundaries in 1996: borders the Irish Sea, with the Cambrian Mountains in the south: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Ruthin. Pop: 94 900 (2003 est). Area: 844 sq km (327 sq miles)
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(ˈdɛn biˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a historic county in Clywd in N Wales. Also called Den′bigh.
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Members of the Denbighshire's cabinet voted against putting in a planning application for the site.
MOLD Golf Club were the hosts of the Annual Welsh Girls Inter-County Championship this year, an event organised by the Denbighshire and Flintshire Ladies County Golf Association.
PLANS detailing where new housing can be built in Denbighshire have been delayed by six months after the Welsh Government's intervention.
Denbighshire County Council has been developing a new corporate plan for 2012-17.
DENBIGHSHIRE councillors will be updated on a scheme for pylons in Gwynedd.
DENBIGHSHIRE Colts pulled off a twowicket win over Rydal Dolphins at Colwyn Bay in their warm-up clash ahead of the North Wales inter-county championship campaign, WRITES MIKE MCEVOY.
In a letter to Denbighshire County Council leader Rhiannon Hughes Ms Hutt says the county has until November 5 to outline how it will address matters or the Welsh Assembly Government will step in.
EMPLOYEES looking to upskill in order to further their careers can get a helping hand thanks to a Denbighshire County Council scheme.
Denbighshire Council will be consulting on the proposed changes to some services in and out of the county.
PLANS for a massive extension to the Broughton Retail Park in Flintshire must be opposed because of the effect they will have on town centre shops in other parts of North Wales, according to council officials in neighbouring Denbighshire.
A Welsh language centre will be created in Denbighshire to help pre-school pupils and latecomers to Welsh medium education.