Powys
I. biographical name John Cowper 1872-1963 & his brothers Theodore Francis 1875-1953 & Llewelyn 1884-1939 English authors II. geographical name administrative area of E central Wales area 2006 square miles (5196 square kilometers)

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  • Powys — Principal Area Verwaltungssitz Llandrindod Wells Fläche 5.196 km² Einwohner 131.700[1] (2009) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Powys — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Powys Escudo Mapa …   Wikipedia Español

  • Powys — (John Cowper) (1872 1963) écrivain anglais: Givre et Sang (1925), Autobiographie (1934), les Sables de la mer (1934) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Powys — Powys1 [pō′is] 1. John Cowper [ko͞o′pər] 1872 1963; Eng. novelist & critic 2. T(heodore) F(rancis) 1875 1953; Eng. novelist: brother of John Cowper Powys2 [pō′is, pou′is] county in central Wales: 1,958 sq mi (5,071 sq km); pop. 118,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Powys — This article is about the county of Wales. For the ancient kingdom, see Kingdom of Powys. Powys (pronounced IPA2|ˈpæw.ɪs Pow [rhyme with cow ] is [as in list ] by most English speakers, but with a full, rounded, accent on the first syllable… …   Wikipedia

  • Powys — 52°18′N 3°25′W / 52.3, 3.417 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Powys — /poh is/, n. 1. John Cowper, 1872 1963, English author. 2. his brother, Llewelyn, 1884 1939, English author. 3. his brother, Theodore Francis, 1875 1953, English author. 4. a county in E Wales. 100,800; 1960 sq. mi. (5077 sq. km). * * * County… …   Universalium

  • Powys — I Powys   [ pəʊɪs], Verwaltungs Distrikt in Wales, 5 196 km2, 122 300 Einwohner, Verwaltungssitz ist Llandrindod Wells. Powys erstreckt sich in den Cambrian Mountains, die im Süden der County den Brecon Beacons National Park bilden. Im Osten… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Powys — This interesting surname is of Welsh origin, and is a locational name from Powys. The new division of Wales into counties has brought back the name Powys; in the medieval period it was the name of the princedom of north east Wales. During the… …   Surnames reference

  • Powys — noun 1. British writer of novels about nature; one of three literary brothers (1872 1963) • Syn: ↑John Cowper Powys • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author 2. British writer of essays; one of three literary brothers (1884 1939) • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Powys — ► Condado de Gran Bretaña, en el centro E de Gales, junto a Inglaterra; 5 077 km2 y 117 400 h. Su principal población es Welshpool. * * * Condado (pob., 2001: 126.344 hab.) en el centro este de Gales, cuya capital es Llandrindod Wells. Lleva el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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