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Cardiff

[kahr-dif] /ˈkɑr dɪf/
noun
1.
a seaport in South Glamorgan, in SE Wales.
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  • Stripped of its filmy housings, naked, muscular and comely, the majestic Cardiff Giant loomed above me!

    Sketches New and Old, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • I walked forty miles to Cardiff Fair and didn't dance like this.

    The House Under the Sea Sir Max Pemberton
  • Cardiff as a village antedates the Conquest, but as a metropolis of two hundred thousand, it is quite recent.

    In Unfamiliar England Thomas Dowler Murphy
  • Cardiff Castle was much more than a place of defence; it was the seat of government.

    Medival Wales A. G. Little
  • Left Cardiff about six in the morning, and reached Newport about ten, where many came from Pontypool and other parts to hear me.

British Dictionary definitions for Cardiff

Cardiff

/ˈkɑːdɪf/
noun
1.
the capital of Wales, situated in the southeast, in Cardiff county borough: formerly an important port; seat of the Welsh assembly (1999); university (1883). Pop: 292 150 (2001)
2.
a county borough in SE Wales, created in 1996 from part of South Glamorgan. Pop: 315 100 (2003 est). Area: 139 sq km (54 sq miles)
Welsh name Caerdydd
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