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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Cymru mean? 

CYMRU (noun)
  The noun CYMRU has 1 sense:

1. one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria

  Familiarity information: CYMRU used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CYMRU (noun)

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One of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position


Cambria; Cymru; Wales

Instance hypernyms:

princedom; principality (territory ruled by a prince)

Meronyms (parts of "Cymru"):

River Severn; Severn; Severn River (a river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol Channel; the longest river in Great Britain)

Swansea (a port city in southern Wales on an inlet of the Bristol Channel)

Sealyham (a village in southwestern Wales where the Sealyham terrier was first bred)

Newport (a port city in southeastern Wales)

Cardiff (the capital and largest city of Wales)

Bangor (a university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait)

Aberdare (a mining town in southern Wales)

Menai Strait (a strait in northern Wales between Anglesey Island and the mainland)

Anglesea; Anglesea Island; Anglesey; Anglesey Island; Mona (an island northwest of Wales)

Meronyms (members of "Cymru"):

Cambrian; Cymry; Welsh; Welshman (a native or resident of Wales)

Domain member region:

Cymric; Welsh (a Celtic language of Wales)

Manawydan; Manawyddan (Celtic sea god; son of Llyr)

Llyr (Celtic deity who was the father of Manawydan; corresponds to Irish Lir)

LLud (a Celtic warrior god)

Llew Llaw Gyffes (son of Gwydion and Arianrhod; supported by magic of Gwydion; cursed by Arianrhod)

Gwyn (Celtic underworld god)

Dylan (Celtic god of the waves; son of Arianrhod)

Don (Celtic goddess; mother of Gwydion and Arianrhod; corresponds to Irish Danu)

Arianrhod; Arianrod (Celtic goddess famous for her beauty; mother of Dylan)

Arawn (Celtic deity who was the lord of Annwfn (the other world or the land of fairies))

Amaethon (the farmer god; ancient god of agriculture)

Annwfn; Annwn ((Welsh mythology) the other world; land of fairies)

Sealyham; Sealyham terrier (a wire-haired terrier with short legs that was first bred in Sealyham)

Holonyms ("Cymru" is a part of...):

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)

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