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Gower

(gou`ər), Welsh Gŵyr, peninsula, c.15 mi (24 km) long and 5 mi (8 km) wide, Swansea, S Wales, between Swansea and Carmarthen bays. Composed of limestone, the peninsula has scenic cliffs and numerous caves, many of which contain Paleolithic and Bronze Age relics. Farming is the chief economic activity. There are several coastal resorts. Most of the peninsula has been officially designated as a natural beauty area.

Gower

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1. David (Ivon). born 1957, English cricketer
2. John. ?1330--1408, English poet, noted particularly for his tales of love, the Confessio Amantis

Gower

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the. a peninsula in S Wales, in Swansea county on the Bristol Channel: mainly agricultural with several resorts
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A South Wales Police spokesman said it received a report of a three-vehicle collision on Gower Road, Uplands, at 8.
London-based Ben de Rivaz launched the Breca Gower Swimrun last year and is now looking for athletes to sign up and test themselves to the limits as the race returns this summer.
Always expect the unexpected, which is a Monty Python line I have never forgotten," said Gower (right), who led the national side in the 1980s.
Madelyn Gower, Max Gower and David Gower with Roger's posthumous award
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He said: "My dad knew the Gower peninsula like the back of his hand, so we are very emotionally attached to the area.
Gower said that at 19 or 17 he started to think about playing professionally, adding that his first pay packet for English county club Leicestershire was 25 pounds in 1975.
Irvin argues that Aristotle's moral philosophy, which came to Gower through Brunetto Latini, was a major influence on Gower's understanding of what it means to make and to do.
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John Gower, Poetry and Propaganda in Fourteenth-Century England (Publications of the John Gower Society), Cambridge, D.