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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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Despite Llanelli being a key target seat for Plaid, which held the seat at Assembly level until 2011, the party came a distant third behind Labour and the Conservatives.
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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.
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