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Barry,Welsh Barri, town (1991 pop. 45,053) and port, Vale of Glamorgan, S Wales, on the Bristol Channel. Once a major coal-exporting port, its more diversified export products include cement, flour, and steel products. The leading imports are bananas, oil, timber, grain, and sand. Barry also has large storage and ship-repair facilities. The town is a seaside resort especially noted for the beaches on Barry Island, which is linked to the mainland.
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St. Bernard dog; saved over 40 snowbound people in Alps. [Swiss Hist.: Wallechinsky, 126]
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1. Sir Charles. 1795--1860, English architect: designer of the Houses of Parliament in London
2. Comtesse du. See du Barry
3. John, real name John Barry Prendergast. born 1933, British composer of film scores, including several for films in the James Bond series
a port in SE Wales, in Vale of Glamorgan county borough on the Bristol Channel. Pop.: 50 661 (2001)
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