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(ˈmɒnməθˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county of E Wales: administratively part of England for three centuries (until 1830); mainly absorbed into the county of Gwent in 1974; reinstated with reduced boundaries in 1996: chiefly agricultural, with the Black Mountains in the N. Administrative centre: Cwmbran. Pop: 86 200 (2003 est). Area: 851 sq km (329 sq miles)


(ˈmɒn məθˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a historic county in E Wales, now part of Gwent, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan.
Also called Monmouth.
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Monmouthshire County Council has been praised by Sport Wales for achieving its target to involve every single year five pupil in the county in the Sports Leaders UK Playmaker award.
MCC has a statutory obligation to maintain the Highways Network within Monmouthshire.
THERE are less than 100 days to go before the start of the Monmouthshire National Eisteddfod and executive committee chair Frank Olding says excitement is building.
What has been hailed as the first alpaca crossing in the UK has sprung up in Monmouthshire.
Bees for Development is a founding member of Bee Friendly Monmouthshire, an independent campaigning group of local environmental organisations, public bodies and local residents established to help complement the Welsh Government's Action Plan for Pollinators that was announced at last year's Royal Welsh Show.
On the back of a 24-24 draw in their Welsh Counties Cup match at Black wood against Monmouthshire, North Wales will be looking to continue to build as they face more top class opposition.
Monmouthshire tourism businesses are at the forefront of a green revolution, with more gaining environmental accreditation in the county than in other parts of Wales.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-4 July 2005-Web mapping solution provided by Aligned Assets for Monmouthshire County Council(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Road chiefs in Monmouthshire planned to use a phrase from the movie to highlight the importance of children wearing seatbelts.
Wordsworth is less certain to have known David Williams's History of Monmouthshire (1796)', Jacobus writes, 'but an interesting literary connection makes it possible that he did'.
April 3, 1832, Ynysddu, Monmouthshire [now in Gwent], Wales--d.
18-acre site in the village of Undy, Monmouthshire, is being marketed by Savills on behalf of owners Monmouthshire County Council.

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