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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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He enticed workers to move to Llanelli away from the Staffordshire pot banks and called the new business the Llanelly Pottery, also known as the South Wales Pottery, in 1840.
Another of the star items to be sold is a Llanelly Pottery meat plate.
By working on high-profile heritage projects such as Llanelly House and the Guildhall Swansea, apprentices have developed experience in traditional construction skills; essential for the future success of heritage projects.
Roedd y cyfeiriad mor gyfarwydd, 2, Yr Allt, Llangennech - cyfeiriad Eileen Beasley wrth iddi sgrifennu ddwsinau o weithiau at The Rural Council of Llanelly i ofyn am ffurflen dreth Gymraeg.
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David Woods, 24,of Llanelly Hill,Abergavenny,pleaded guilty to cruelty at a previous Cardiff Crown Court hearing.
THE Felinfoel Brewery canned beer at their brewery in Llanelly, Wales in December that year.
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Many of these industries were served by the Llanelly and Mynydd Mawr Railway which opened in 1803.