Caernarvon


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Caernarvon

(kərnär`vən, kär–), Welsh Caernarfon, town (1981 pop. 9,506), Gwynedd, NW Wales, on Menai Strait. Petroleum is imported and slate exported. Tourism is important. The castle, begun by Edward I c.1284, is a fine example of a medieval fortress. The Prince of Wales is invested at Caernarvon.

Caernarfon

, Caernarvon, Carnarvon
a port and resort in NW Wales, in Gwynedd on the Menai Strait: 13th-century castle. Pop.: 9726 (2001)
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The Queen places the crown on the head of Prince Charles at his <B1969 investiture at Caernarvon Castle
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