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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They chose the new version because it has eight more letters than the official longest place name in the UK - Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwchllantysiliogogogoch on Anglesey.
Renaming the village will see the Carmarthenshire community temporarily eclipse Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwchllantysiliogogogoch in north Wales, which currently has the longest name.
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