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(ˈmɒnməθˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county of E Wales: administratively part of England for three centuries (until 1830); mainly absorbed into the county of Gwent in 1974; reinstated with reduced boundaries in 1996: chiefly agricultural, with the Black Mountains in the N. Administrative centre: Cwmbran. Pop: 86 200 (2003 est). Area: 851 sq km (329 sq miles)
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(ˈmɒn məθˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a historic county in E Wales, now part of Gwent, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan.
Also called Monmouth.
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Ynysddu Welfare FC play their home matches at Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre, near Blackwood, which will close in June after Caerphilly council approved the decision last week, despite campaigns and protests to save it.
Ynysddu Welfare made national headlines in 2018 when they were mistakenly included in the draw for the first round of the Football Association of Wales Youth Cup despite not having a youth team.
Ynysddu Welfare FC play their home matches at Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre, nearBlackwood, which will close in June afterCaerphilly councilapproved the decision on Wednesday despite campaigns and protests to save it.
Welsh Cup third round YNYSDDU WELFARE 1 CEFN DRUIDS 3 MANAGER Huw Griffiths reflected on a "job done" after Cefn Druids navigated a potentially tricky trip to Ynysddu Welfare, writes John Bridgwater.
There was also a big shock as Welsh League Division Two club Monmouth Town were dumped out 3-1 by Gwent County League outfit Ynysddu Welfare.
April 3, 1832, Ynysddu, Monmouthshire [now in Gwent], Wales--d.
Cambrian Welfare, who reached the Principality Stadium in the final of the WRU National Bowl back in 2015, go to Ynysddu while Nelson will head north to take on Llandudno.
YNYSDDU Welfare could end up in disciplinary trouble after their fairytale Welsh Youth Cup triumph.
WHEN Ynysddu Welfare's under-19 team was drawn in the FA Wales Youth Cup a pretty major problem was spotted straightaway - the team didn't exist.
Though the hit continues to be a crowd pleaser more than 50 years later, Ricky - born David Spencer in Ynysddu - believes he has much more to offer with a new batch of songs he's recording.
If the clinic were to close, patients from Cwmfelinfach and Ynysddu would have to travel to Risca for appointments.
2 September 2017: Abercarn v Ynysddu, Senghenydd v Nantyglo, Blackwood v Hartridge, Pill Harriers v Cwmbran, Caerphilly v Garndiffaith, Talywain v Caldicot.