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Monmouthshire

[mon-muh th-sheer, -sher] /ˈmɒn məθˌʃɪər, -ʃər/
noun
1.
a historic county in E Wales, now part of Gwent, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan.
Also called Monmouth.
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Monmouthshire

/ˈmɒnməθˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
noun
1.
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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