a seaport in West Glamorgan, in S Wales.
a city in SE Massachusetts.
a port in S Wales, in Swansea county on an inlet of the Bristol Channel (Swansea Bay); a metallurgical and oil-refining centre; university (1920). Pop: 169 880 (2001)
a county of S Wales on the Bristol Channel, created in 1996 from part of West Glamorgan: includes the Swansea conurbation and the Gower peninsula. Administrative centre: Swansea. Pop: 224 600 (2003 est). Area: 378 sq km (146 sq miles)
noun 1. the skin of a swan, with the feathers on. 2. a closely woven twill-weave flannel for work clothes. noun 1. the skin of a swan with the feathers attached 2. a fine twill-weave flannel fabric
noun 1. Gloria (Gloria Josephine May Swenson) 1899–1983, U.S. film actress.
noun 1. the last act or manifestation of someone or something; farewell appearance: This building turned out to be the swan song of Victorian architecture. noun 1. the last act, appearance, publication, or utterance of a person before retirement or death 2. the song that a dying swan is said to sing A final accomplishment […]
noun, British. 1. the taking up of young swans to mark them with nicks on the beak for identification. 2. an annual expedition for this purpose on the Thames. noun (Brit) 1. the practice or action of marking nicks in swans’ beaks as a sign of ownership 2. the annual swan-upping of royal cygnets on […]