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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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The proposed 195 acre solar farm would be located near the existing Rhyd-y-Groes windfarm.
A group of residents, called Parchu Pentir Respect, have campaigned for two years to reduce the limit from 60mph to 50mph or lower on the A4244 which splits their community at Pentir, near Bangor, with the hamlet of Rhyd-y-groes.
A spokesman for E.on said: "After more than 20 years of generating clean, renewable energy, we're looking to repower Wales' oldest wind farm, Rhyd-y-Groes on Anglesey.