Llanfairpwllgwyngyll


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Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

(Welsh hlanˌvaɪrpʊhlˈɡwɪnɡɪhl) ,

Llanfairpwll

or

Llanfair P. G.

n
(Placename) a village in NW Wales, in SE Anglesey: reputed to be the longest place name in Great Britain when unabbreviated; means: St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near the rapid whirlpool of Llandysilio of the red cave. Full name: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
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A 50-year-old woman was charged with assaulting an officer in Llanfairpwllgwyngyll and was due at Llandudno Magistrates' Court yesterday morning.
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The three defendants, now of Ffordd Caergybi, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, in Anglesey, North Wales, appeared at Liverpool Crown Court yesterday.
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In 1915, Mrs Alfred Watt brought her radical idea about women working together for their local community - especially growing veg to improve the food supply during the First World War - to the UK, and the very first meeting was held in the town with the longest name in Britain, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll (Llanfair PG) in Anglesey.
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The Welsh wing-half, an inhabitant from the somewhat unpronouncable Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Caernarvon, joined Birmingham City from Bangor City in 1956 and served them loyally until his transfer to Middlesbrough in 1962.
It also has the village with the longest name in Britain, though you can shorten it, as the locals do, to Llanfairpwllgwyngyll. Don't forget your hiking boots, or you can hire a kayak from Surf-Lines and take to the waters.
Tysilio's church and the red cave." the village's actual name is Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, abbreviated to Llanfair PG.
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