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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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The Gower peninsula is just past Swansea and its well-loved headland area of Mumbles.
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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.
While freshness and flavour are top of the agenda, Fairyhill's aim is also to keep the Gower Peninsula looking like it does, and part of that involves helping local farmers to stay in business.
Dean Saunders likes his statistics almost as much as he likes goals, or books about goals, or books about the Gower Peninsula.
Jason Prince, 40, was one of a group of eight riders cycling a 30-mile circuit on the picturesque Gower Peninsula, in South Wales, when tragedy struck in April last year.
St Cuthbert's Way beat off competition from other romantic hotspots including the shores of Derwentwater in the Lake District, Hampstead Heath in London and the Gower Peninsula, Wales.
They were rescued by an RAF helicopter after their inshore inflatable was hit by a breaking wave off the Gower Peninsula in South Wales.
Representatives of the Gower Peninsula in Britain's South Wales, the Florida Peninsula in the U.
Local governments of the Gower Peninsula in Britain, South Korea's Pyonsan Peninsula and the Cape Peninsula in South Africa are among those scheduled to attend the event which has been held since 1998, the agency said.
Swansea's Rhossili Bay on the Gower Peninsula was the only European beach voted onto Suitcase Magazine's world top 10 list with tropical paradises in Panama, Hawaii, Brazil, the Philippines and Miami's iconic South Beach among the other top picks.
Also in his top five are Seilebost on the Isle of Harris, Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula, Coves Haven on Lindisfarne and Sennen Cove in Cornwall Chris fromHaslemere Cornwall.