Caernarvonshire
geographical name see Caernarvon 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Caernarvonshire — /kahr nahr veuhn shear , sheuhr/, n. a historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales. Also, Carnarvonshire. Also called Caernarvon, Carnarvon. * * * ▪ former county, Wales, United Kingdom also spelled  Carnarvonshire , also called  Caernarvon  or… …   Universalium

  • Caernarvonshire — Caernarfonshire Le Caernarfonshire est le nom anglais, parfois écrit Caernarvonshire ou Carnarvonshire, de l ancien comté gallois Sir Gaernarfon, avec Caernarfon pour capitale, et qui est aujourd hui incorporé, comme l ancien comté voisin de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • caernarvonshire — kärˈnärvənˌshi(ə)r, kə(r)närv , shər adjective or caernarvon Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Caernarvonshire or county of Caernarvon, Wales : of or from the county of Caernarvon, Wales : of the kind or style prevalent in Caernarvon * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • caernarvonshire — caer·nar·von·shire …   English syllables

  • Caernarvonshire — Caer•nar•von•shire [[t]kɑrˈnɑr vənˌʃɪər, ʃər[/t]] n. geg a historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales Also called Caer•nar′von …   From formal English to slang

  • Caernarvonshire — /kaˈnavənʃɪə/ (say kah nahvuhnshear), / ʃə/ (say shuh) noun a former county in north western Wales; now part of Gwynedd …   Australian English dictionary

  • Caernarvonshire (UK Parliament constituency) — UK former constituency infobox Name = Caernarvonshire Type = County Year = 1542, 1918 Abolition = 1885, 1950Caernarvonshire was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of England then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire — This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Caernarvonshire. Since 1778, all Lord Lieutenants have also been Custos Rotulorum of Caernarvonshire. The post was abolished on 31 March 1974 and replaced with that of Lord Lieutenant of… …   Wikipedia

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