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town (1981 pop. 12,969), Conwy, N Wales, at the mouth of the Conwy (Conway) River. Conwy is a picturesque tourist town with several notable old structures. A high wall (13th cent.) encloses the old town, and a 13th-century church and castle remain. The Royal Cambrian Academy of Art occupies the Elizabethan mansion Plas Mawr.
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1. a market town and resort in N Wales, in Conwy county borough on the estuary of the River Conwy: medieval town walls, 13th-century castle. Pop.: 3847 (2001)
2. a county borough in N Wales, created in 1996 from parts of Gwynedd and Clwyd. Pop.: 110 900 (2003 est.). Area: 1130 sq. km (436 sq. miles)
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