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Also, Carnarvonshire
[kahr-nahr-vuh n-sheer, -sher] /kɑrˈnɑr vənˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). Caernarvonshire.
a seaport in W Gwynedd, in NW Wales, on Menai Strait: 13th-century castle of Edward II.
Historical Examples

I believe Mrs. Carnarvon is going to invite you to dine here Thursday night.
The Great God Success John Graham (David Graham Phillips)

It has since been sold to another noble lord—the Earl of Carnarvon.
The Book-Collector William Carew Hazlitt

Several pleasant excursions may be recommended to the Tourist, whilst resident at Carnarvon: p. 961st.
The Tourist’s Guide through the Country of Caernarvon P. B. Williams

He knew nothing of the Carnarvon incident, and was incensed to discover it.
Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill

This has been the history of many an heir-apparent, and of none more decidedly than of Edward of Carnarvon.
Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II Charlotte Mary Yonge

The Inflexible’s boats are doing the same, and so are the Carnarvon’s.
The Heroic Record of the British Navy Archibald Hurd

A brother left him a legacy, and in 1780 Wilson retired to a pleasant home at Llanberis, Carnarvon, where he died two years later.
English Painters Harry John Wilmot-Buxton

Surely, brother Humphrey, the dog can’t be in the Carnarvon Arms?
The Golden Butterfly Walter Besant

Feeling the hand of death upon him, he made his son Edward of Carnarvon swear to persevere in the expedition against Bruce.
A History of England Charles Oman

At last, and all too soon, they came back to Carnarvon Square.
The Golden Butterfly Walter Besant

a variant spelling of Caernarfon


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