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Glamorgan

(gləmôr`gən) or

Glamorganshire

(–shĭr', –shər), former county, S Wales. In 1974, the county of Glamorgan was divided among the nonmetropolitan counties of West GlamorganWest Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 reorganization of Welsh local government from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization West Glamorgan was divided into the unitary authorities of Swansea and Neath and Port Talbot.
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, Mid GlamorganMid Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 local government reorganization of Wales from portions of Breconshire, Glamorgan, and Monmouthshire, in 1996 it was divided among the unitary authorities of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon
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, and South GlamorganSouth Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 governmental reorganization of Wales from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization it was divided between the unitary authorities of Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan.
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; these were abolished in a further reorganization in 1996.
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Glamorgan

, Glamorganshire
a former county of SE Wales: divided into West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan in 1974; since 1996 administered by the county of Swansea and the county boroughs of Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, and part of Caerphilly
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Number 614 (County of Glamorgan) Squadron is looking for anyone considering a part-time career with the RAF Reserves.
614 (County of Glamorgan) Squadron, RAF Reserves will feature on the back of the team's shirts for the NatWest T20 Blast and Royal London One-Day Cup competitions, in a bid to promote the recruitment of reserves by exposing them to a new audience and one which fits with the target demographic for reservists.
And now after half a century, RAF 614 (County of Glamorgan) Squadron is being resurrected to its former glory, and has already opened its doors to new recruits.
In that year, Glamorgan Chief Constable Lionel Lindsay, asked by the Standing Joint Committee to consider the benefit of employing women, said: "I have very carefully considered the question of the employment of police women in the county of Glamorgan from every possible standpoint affecting the administration of a large county police force, and I unhesitatingly declare that I am unable to subscribe to the opinion expressed that their employment would be any advantage to the county."
"We are extremely pleased to support the Eisteddfod in the county of Glamorgan and welcome all visitors to the FUW stand over the week-long festival for refreshments."
The County of Glamorgan was spending PS300 an hour on snow-clearing while in Monmouthshire 18 foot drifts isolated the village of Manmoel.
Since the takeover of Ford by the New Holland group, JG Plant has become the main New Holland dealer for the old county of Glamorgan, operating in the agricultural, grab, care and construction fields.
TONDU, though now playing their senior rugby in the West, are nevertheless one of the most in-form sides from the county of Glamorgan.
They even made the announcement recently that they will change their name from the Glamorgan Dragons to the Welsh Dragons when playing Twenty20 and CB40 games because they represent not just the county of Glamorgan but the country of Wales.
Gathered outside the new City Hall, "a distinguished company fully representative of the highest social and official circles of the City of Cardiff and the County of Glamorgan".
With the county of Glamorgan hosting a fantastic competition last year, the challenge has landed with the Monmouthshire committee this year.