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 (swän′zē, -sē)
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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(ˈswɒn si, -zi)

a seaport in West Glamorgan, in S Wales. 190,500.
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Noun1.Swansea - a port city in southern Wales on an inlet of the Bristol ChannelSwansea - a port city in southern Wales on an inlet of the Bristol Channel
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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It appeared he had "served his time" in the copper-ore trade, the famous copper-ore trade of old days between Swansea and the Chilian coast, coal out and ore in, deep-loaded both ways, as if in wanton defiance of the great Cape Horn seas - a work, this, for staunch ships, and a great school of staunchness for West- Country seamen.
These mines are of copper, and the ore is all shipped to Swansea, to be smelted.
SEPTEMBER 7: Bridgend v Aberavon; Carmarthen Quins v Llandovery; Cardiff v Pontypridd; Ebbw Vale v Newport; RGC v Merthyr; Swansea v Llanelli.
September 14, WRU Specsavers Cup round one: RGC v Cardiff; Aberavon v Bargoed; Cardiff Met v Ystrad Rhondda; Newport v Carmarthen Quins; Llandovery v Ystalyfera; Neath v Trebanos; Tata Steel v Bedwas; Ebbw Vale v Narberth; Pontypool v Swansea; Beddau v Bridgend; Merthyr v Pontypridd; Maesteg Quins v Llanelli; Cross Keys v Glamorgan W.
IT'S less than a month since Swansea City took Boro apart at the Liberty Stadium.
Mark Hughes refuses to accept Southampton are safe yet despite almost guaranteeing their Premier League future by winning at relegation rivals Swansea.Manolo Gabbiadini's 72nd-minute winner mdash four minutes after the Italian striker had come on as a substitute mdash pushed Swansea towards the Premier League trapdoor and confirmed West Brom's relegation.
Ten years on the Swansea boss takes his team to face Mourinho's Manchester United for the first time as managerial equals.
FACT Bafetimbi Gomis has scored seven goals in his last eight Premier League games for Swansea
Swansea, MA, November 03, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Total Fitness Clubs (TFC) announced today they will be holding their first Thanksgiving 5k Run & 3k Walk on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at their Swansea, MA location, Swansea Total Fitness.
This week we're interested in Bradford's almost equally unlikely cup final opponents, Swansea, who last week shut out Chelsea to book their place at Wembley but must now try and refocus on the less glamorous task of accruing Premier League points.