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Llanelli

(hlänĕhl`ē, lănĕth`lē), town (1981 pop. 45,336), Carmarthenshire, S Wales, on the estuary of the Loughor (Burry) River. The town's industries include tin-plate works and steelworks. Pottery, glass, and chemicals are also made. Coal was formerly mined and exported from Llanelli; the docks closed in 1951. Nearby is the coastal town of Burry Port, where Amelia EarhartEarhart, Amelia
, 1897–1937, American aviator, b. Atchison, Kans. She was the first woman to cross the Atlantic by airplane (1928) and the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic (1932).
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 landed after her Atlantic crossing.

Llanelli

, Llanelly
an industrial town in S Wales, in SE Carmarthenshire on an inlet of Carmarthen Bay. Pop.: 46 357 (2001)
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The bonus point in the bag, the Quins then lost lock John Gardiner to the sin-bin and allowed Llanelli to rally until Thomas grabbed his hattrick after a clever pass from fullback Dale Ford.
Llanelli had piled up 58 points in winning the game earlier in the season at Parc y Scarlets and at times, they looked like they might do something similar this time around.
From the north of Llanelli (via Crosshands A476, Pontiets B4309 or Pontardulais A4138) follow the yellow signs when you reach Llanelli.
On try count, the sides were level at two-apiece, but indiscipline cost Llanelli dearly, as they gave away far too many penalties and were duly punished as flyhalf Jake Sharp landed six.
Stein (right) moved to Llanelli, his first pro club, in 1950 after eight seasons with Albion Rovers but became unsettled after his home in Hamilton was broken into.
Llanelli hit back strongly and City rarely threatened again until the closing minutes of the first half.
But there are call-ups for Shane Williams, whose versatility as a wing or scrum-half will be priceless in Australia, Llanelli wing Garan Evans and Celtic Warriors lock Brent Cockbain, 28-year-old brother of Australian international Matt.
The Scarlets' fly-half booted a perfect eight penalties from eight attempts to take Llanelli through as the second-best runners-up.
After three straight home wins, Llanelli also showed they can turn it on away from Parc y Scarlets as, leading 26-0 at the turnaround, they cruised to a convincing six-try bonus-point success.
The Llanelli Male Voice Choir sang Myfanwy while Mr Gallacher's grand-daughter Adrienne read a poem.
2006/07 UC Q1: Gefle IF 1 Llanelli 2 (agg, 2-1 to Llanelli).