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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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It'd be hard to imagine Welsh cheerleaders putting the "go, go, go" into Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantysiliogogogoch. Matt Grayson, Wolves' head of communication and marketing, said: "The cheerleaders were really well received and got a great reception from fans.
Mr Barzun, who was appointed ambassador to the UK last year after previously being ambassador to Sweden, posted the video of his Welsh attempts, which also included the essential "Croeso i Gymru, President Obama", the very useful "dwi'n hoffi coffi" (I like coffee) and a very impressive beginner's pronunciation of the famous Anglesey village Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantysiliogogogoch. The perils of Welsh pronunciation even tripped him up a few times on a simple hello ("helo") - needing to check for the all-important extended oooh.
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