Meaning of ABERYSTWYTH in English


Town (pop., 1991: 11,154) on Cardigan Bay , western Wales.

The medieval walled town was built around a 13th-century fortress. It later became the exporter for the once-flourishing local lead mines. A principal stronghold of Welsh culture, it has grown as a seaside resort.

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