Snowdon


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Snow·don

 (snōd′n)
A massif of northwest Wales. Rising to 1,085 m (3,560 ft), it is the highest elevation in Wales.
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Snowdon

(ˈsnəʊdən)
n
(Placename) a mountain in NW Wales, in Gwynedd: the highest peak in Wales. Height: 1085 m (3560 ft). Welsh name: Yr Wyddfa

Snowdon

(ˈsnəʊdən)
n
(Biography) 1st Earl of, title of Antony Armstrong-Jones. born 1930, British photographer, whose work includes television documentaries, photographic books, and the design of the Snowdon Aviary, London Zoo (1965). His marriage (1960–78) to Princess Margaret ended in divorce
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Snow•don

(ˈsnoʊd n)

n.
a mountain in NW Wales: highest peak in Wales. 3560 ft. (1085 m).
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There are no lovelier meadows and woodlands than the English, no nobler crests or chasms than those of Snowdon and Glencoe.
Ross Snowdon, on his way back to Newcastle from Hartlepool, could not board the airline irrespective of carrying a doctor's approval.
Ella Davies, aged eight, and Maisy Challoner, aged nine, climbed Snowdon to raise money for charity.
"MORE respect" should be shown to Snowdon according to some Daily Post readers - who have described the mountain's summit as "chaos" It comes after video footage at the top of Wales' highest peak published by one mountaineer last week showed scores of climbers queuing to reach the summit - similar to scenes on Everest last month.
SNOWDON Mountain Railway is launching its own mobile phone app, enhancing the experience of its traditional steam and diesel train journeys through the latest interactive digital technology.
Tom Watson took a break from Brexit to complete a personal challenge - as he made it to the top of Mount Snowdon.
CLAIRE House Children's Hospice is looking for fearless fundraisers to take on their annual Snowdon at Night Challenge.
The Hope House Children's Hospice challenge will see an army of fundraisers take the Llanberis path to the summit of Mount Snowdon on Sunday, July 1.
Dame Shirley, 81, who was born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, will attend a naming ceremony at the Snowdon Mountain Railway in May.
Russell Snowdon, 42, of County Durham, and an accomplice teamed up to blast open a cash machine at a branch in Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway, in November last year.
Russell Snowdon, 42, who has previously been locked up for manslaughter and armed robbery, was jailed for 10 years yesterday.