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(Placename) a county of NW Wales, formed in 1974 from Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, part of Denbighshire, and most of Merionethshire; lost Anglesey and part of the NE in 1996: generally mountainous with many lakes, much of it lying in Snowdonia National Park. Administrative centre: Caernarfon. Pop: 117 500 (2003 est). Area: 2550 sq km (869 sq miles)
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(ˈgwɪn ɛð)

a county in NW Wales. 236,000; 1493 sq. mi. (3866 sq. km).
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EGLANTYNE JEBB, founder of Save the Children, and her family have links with Wales and used to spend their holidays in a farmhouse in the village of Rhiwlas near Oswestry.
The Dairi-Pak Mountainbike Challenge takes place on May 11 and mountain-bikers will take on the 22-mile course which starts at Rhiwlas Village Hall, just west of Oswestry and winds up and down some countryside in the Berwyn Mountains which is usually off limits to cyclists.
World Museum, daily, 10am-5pm EXHIBITION Momentary Monument: Rhiwlas Street Momentary Monument - The Stone, 2016, is a huge granite boulder by Lara Favaretto.
Hall, of Rhiwlas Road, Talysarn, is accused of flying to the city of Eugene to meet and have sex with the girl he met online.
Robert James De La Bertouche (inset), 55, of Caeau Gleision, Rhiwlas, near Bangor is alleged to have committed the offences between September 2011 and March this year.
CARDIFF Council has received the following planning applications: THORNHILL Mrs SV Beacham and Mrs JJ James are seeking permission for a rear conservatory at 21 Rhiwlas, Thornhill.
Mr Owen, from Rhiwlas, near Bangor, was then breathalysed at the garage in LLanddeiniolen, near Bangor on March 8.
Peacefully in Rhiwlas Nursing Home of Maplewood, Caerwys, Aged 97 years.
This will require road closures on Powis Street, between High Park Street and South Street, and South Street, from Rhiwlas Street to Madryn Street.
Sam Carey, now of Rhiwlas, near Bala, picked up the 2015 award, organised by NFU Cymru and NFU Mutual.
The North Wales Country Fair is on the Rhiwlas Estate, Bala, on August 18-19, 10am-6pm.
She's leading a Farming Connect discussion at the Rhiwlas estate, Bala, LL23 7NP, on Tuesday, May 15, 1pm-3pm.