Anglesey

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An·gle·sey

or An·gle·sea  (ăng′gəl-sē)
An island of northwest Wales in the Irish Sea. It has many Neolithic ruins, especially dolmens, and is said to have been the last refuge of the druids from the invading Romans.
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Anglesey

(ˈæŋɡəlsɪ)
n
(Placename) an island and county of N Wales, formerly part of Gwynedd (1974–96), separated from the mainland by the Menai Strait. Administrative centre: Llangefni. Pop: 59 500 (2003 est). Area: 720 sq km (278 sq miles). Welsh name: Ynys Môn
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An•gle•sey

(ˈæŋ gəl si)

n.
an island and historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales.
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Noun1.Anglesey - an island to the northwest of WalesAnglesey - an island to the northwest of Wales
Cambria, Cymru, Wales - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
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