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(pō`ĭs), county, 2,009 sq mi (5,204 sq km), E central Wales. The terrain is a network of lowlands, highlands, and connecting plateaus. Agriculture is economically important, as are sheep and cattle raising. There are some light and service industries. Named after the Welsh princedom, Powys peaked as a vital region in the 12th cent. Tourists are attracted to the 8th-century Offa's DykeOffa's Dyke,
ancient entrenchment of W England and E Wales, from the Dee estuary to near the estuary of the Wye River. It was built in the 8th cent. by Offa, king of Mercia, as a barrier against the Welsh and lies mainly along the England-Wales boundary.
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, a feature within the landscape, and to the remains of numerous Norman castles.

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1. John Cowper . 1872--1963, British novelist, essayist, and poet, who spent much of his life in the US. His novels include Wolf Solent (1929), A Glastonbury Romance (1932), and Owen Glendower (1940)
2. his brother, Llewelyn. 1884--1939, British essayist and journalist
3. his brother, T(heodore) F(rancis). 1875--1953, British novelist and short-story writer, noted for such religious fables as Mr Weston's Good Wine (1927) and Unclay (1931)

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a county in E Wales, formed in 1974 from most of Breconshire, Montgomeryshire, and Radnorshire. Administrative centre: Llandrindod Wells. Pop.: 129 300 (2003 est.). Area: 5077 sq. km (1960 sq. miles)
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No residents have raised this issue with me." Jack Tavernor, estate manager at Powis Estates, said the walled was owned by the estate but the attached street light was not.
The National Trust needs your help to help create a WWII display at Powis Castle
Miss Powis said just weeks later Jones and Buxton simply "restocked" supplies and were again arrestedrug misuse and dealing activity.
"The comments made by Logie Community Council regarding potential advertising signage on the Logie and Manor Powis roundabouts will be recorded against the application.
New resident Mary-Jo Langhein, who moved into a three-bedroomed house in Powis Street with her fiance, Martin Slaven, in April, told us: "Martin came across it online and it just looked stunning.
Where German and British official records are incomplete or contradictory, Powis admits speculation based on available evidence and, given the level of research and detail, his speculations are likely highly accurate.
His home in Powis Mews in Notting Hill, London, was originally put up for sale in 2015 at PS12m but its price has now been dropped by a jaw dropping PS2.5m to stir up some interest.
"It's a 'trust me' argument that they're making - 'We've looked at it, it's OK' - which is surprising because the LCRA has historically been very open and transparent," Powis said.
At Dinas Powis, 95 children from the local Church in Wales primary school waited for 30 minutes.
Ms Powis, 27, said Azar is recovering well after the operation at the charity's pet hospital in Coventry.
It belonged to the Leslie family, the lairds of Powis; their estate stretched from Old Aberdeen's College Bounds to modern-day Berryden.