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(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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Flint•shire(ˈflɪnt ʃɪər, -ʃər)
a historic county in Clwyd, in NE Wales.
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