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A city of southern Wales west-northwest of Cardiff on Swansea Bay, an inlet of the Bristol Channel.
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1. (Placename) a port in S Wales, in Swansea county on an inlet of the Bristol Channel (Swansea Bay); a metallurgical and oil-refining centre; university (1920). Pop: 169 880 (2001)
2. (Placename) a county of S Wales on the Bristol Channel, created in 1996 from part of West Glamorgan: includes the Swansea conurbation and the Gower peninsula. Administrative centre: Swansea. Pop: 224 600 (2003 est). Area: 378 sq km (146 sq miles)
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Swan•sea(ˈswɒn si, -zi)
a seaport in West Glamorgan, in S Wales. 190,500.
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