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(ˈflɪntˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county of NE Wales, on the Irish Sea and the Dee estuary: became part of Clwyd in 1974, reinstated with reduced borders in 1996: includes the industrialized Deeside region in the E and the Clwydian Hills in the SW. Administrative centre: Mold. Pop: 149 400 (2003 est). Area: 437 sq km (169 sq miles)
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(ˈflɪnt ʃɪər, -ʃər)

a historic county in Clwyd, in NE Wales.
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My name is Riccon Hazel, and I come from Holywell, in Flintshire, over by the River Dee.
THE Chair of Flintshire County Council, Councillor Marion Bateman, recently hosted a formal civic reception to welcome four Japanese exchange students to Flintshire.
BUSINESSES in Flintshire are being urged to enter this year's annual awards for firms in the county.
DOLNIYA and Flintshire, first and second in the Dubai Sheema Classic, are set to lock horns again in the Investec Coronation Cup at Epsom on Saturday.
Flintshire recently became the first county in Wales to launch an Access to Action (A2A) card for young people who are in care, leaving care or who care for others.
Flintshire's chief executive Colin Everett said the authority's education offer was among the best in Wales and a "a narrow interpretation of performance data" had muddied Estyn's view.
BILLINGHAM Bombers' English National League (North) campaign got underway with a narrow 4-3 defeat at the hands of the Flintshire Freeze.
LORD Barry, president of Flintshire in Business, paid a visit to Wagtail UK at Halkyn Hall.
Proposals have been submitted to Flintshire Council to install 15 new pitches at Huntley Yard off Chester Road in Flint, which lies alongside an existing site containing six pitches.
Highlights of this year's Flintshire Business Week included a politics and economics day, with a CBI Question Time at Deeside College, and a Bank of England lunch.