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or An·gle·sea  (ăng′gəl-sē)
An island of northwest Wales in the Irish Sea. It has many Neolithic ruins, especially dolmens, and is said to have been the last refuge of the druids from the invading Romans.


(Placename) an island and county of N Wales, formerly part of Gwynedd (1974–96), separated from the mainland by the Menai Strait. Administrative centre: Llangefni. Pop: 59 500 (2003 est). Area: 720 sq km (278 sq miles). Welsh name: Ynys Môn


(ˈæŋ gəl si)

an island and historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales.
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Noun1.Anglesey - an island to the northwest of WalesAnglesey - an island to the northwest of Wales
Cambria, Cymru, Wales - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
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Dychwelodd i Fon o Flaengarw, Pen-y-bont-ar-Ogwr i ffarmio Y Wigoedd, Rhoscefnhir tua 1926 lle y bu gweddill ei oes.
Cian's dad is anti-nuclear campaigner Dr Carl Clowes, from Rhoscefnhir near Menai Bridge - and both are worried about plans for a new nuclear plant at the site of the Wylfa reactor on Anglesey.
But even before the Duchess was spotted doing her weekly shop at Waitrose in Menai Bridge, another crowned head was dropping by a farmhouse in Rhoscefnhir, near Pentraeth, Ynys Mn.
Ar y ln fach gefn rhwng Rhoscefnhir a Phenmynydd, di-arffordd bron, pell i gerdded a naws unig iddi ond ar ddiwrnod braf o Haf, lle hynod braf i ymweld hi.
Pan oedd y goets yn arfer croesi Traeth Lafan ac yn dwad o Biwmares drwy Rhoscefnhir, roedd y goets wedyn, yn ol pob son, yn mynd i lawr heibio Dyffryn ac wedyn yn troi ar hyd Lon Ceint, cyn ymuno a Lon Penmynydd ac ymlaen at Langefni.
Wigoedd, Rhoscefnhir, near Pentraeth, Anglesey WHAT?
Rhoscefnhir, from his letter "Strong opposition to wind turbines" (August 7), like far too many British citizens has developed a fanatical zeal in his opposition to on-shore wind turbines.
Lyndsay Cooper, 34, of Rhoscefnhir, Pentraeth, Anglesey, worked at Forrest News at Bangor but had gambling problems and helped herself to lottery scratch cards, Caernarfon Crown Court heard.
Dr Clowes, 68, and his wife Dorothi are selling the house in Rhoscefnhir, Anglesey, to move back to the Llyn Peninsula, where he was instrumental in founding the Uk''s first community co-operative, after he moved to North Wales from Manchester to run a medical practice in Llanaelhaearn.