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Carmarthen

[kahr-mahr-th uh n] /kɑrˈmɑr ðən/
noun
1.
a seaport in Dyfed, in S Wales.
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  • These were put under the justice of west Wales, whose chancery and exchequer were established at Carmarthen.

  • Every tenant and every labourer about the place was there; as also were many of the people from Carmarthen.

    Cousin Henry Anthony Trollope
  • Ten days later another victim was sacrificed at Carmarthen, whose fate was peculiarly unprovoked and cruel.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor W. Llewelyn Williams.
  • Some of the people at Carmarthen were taking a great deal of trouble about the matter.

    Cousin Henry Anthony Trollope
  • Mr. Williams was to marry his daughter Mary to a smart young fellow from Carmarthen, and he was in great distress over it.

    The Great Return Arthur Machen
  • It will be understood that all this was much talked of in Carmarthen.

    Cousin Henry Anthony Trollope
  • Doubtless the springs which arise in Carmarthen mountains may be said to constitute its source.

  • Mr Apjohn took her to Carmarthen, and hence on to Llanfeare.

    Cousin Henry Anthony Trollope
  • “We are poor folk ourselves, and have nothing to give,” said Carmarthen jack, rather gruffly.

  • He even settled in Paris with his first wife, the Marchioness of Carmarthen.

British Dictionary definitions for Carmarthen

Carmarthen

/kɑːˈmɑːðən/
noun
1.
a market town in S Wales, the administrative centre of Carmarthenshire: Norman castle. Pop: 14 648 (2001)
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