Anglesey



an island and historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales.
Contemporary Examples

Coddington was born in Anglesey, an island off the coast of Wales, and grew up during the tail end of World War II.
Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington’s Memoir Offers Few Revelations Robin Givhan November 19, 2012

William – who now pilots a helcipoter – was then called from his base at RAF Valley in Anglesey to rescue them.
Prince William To The Rescue Tom Sykes February 27, 2013

When they are in Anglesey, they stay in and watch telly at night.
Princess Catherine (née Kate Middleton) Turns 30 With Grace Tom Sykes January 8, 2012

She is still there now with George while William completes his tour of duty and says farewell to Anglesey.
Prince William Is Out of a Job. What Now? Nico Hines August 14, 2013

William returned to his RAF base on Anglesey yesterday when his paternity leave came to an end.
Kate To Join William In Wales Tom Sykes August 6, 2013

Historical Examples

Gwynedd was cleared of the enemy and Anglesey was reconquered.
The History of England T.F. Tout

The Anglesey was bound for Barbadoes, where she arrived on the 8th of May, 1701.
Notable Voyagers W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith

Then I have the honour to be seated with a bard of Anglesey?
Wild Wales George Borrow

On February 7, 1660, the earl of Anglesey is dead of the smallpox.
A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II) Charles Creighton

The general course of their travel was from Kensington to the northwest, and its limit was the little island of Anglesey.
In the Days of Queen Victoria Eva March Tappan

noun
an island and county of N Wales, formerly part of Gwynedd (1974–96), separated from the mainland by the Menai Strait. Administrative centre: Llangefni. Pop: 59 500 (2003 est). Area: 720 sq km (278 sq miles) Welsh name Ynys Môn

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