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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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Members of Anglesey Council's planning committee last month rejected plans to install almost 200,000 solar panels on land near Rhyd y Groes, Rhosgoch despite it being recommended for approval by officers.
It was at Talgarreg in mid June where Saunders Playboy from the Pritchard stable at Rhosgoch won the Grade A final complementing Derek Pritchard's Grade B win on stable-mate Meadowland Hasty (Price Brecon), putting these two horses second and third in the prize money list.
The proposals for the giant solar farm near Rhosgoch were first submitted by Countryside Renewables in February 2016.
In the second heat the brilliant My Immortal (Evans Brecon) showed his superiority beating East of Eden (Pritchard Rhosgoch) and Sunnyside Geoff (Williams Brecon).
Hereford cattle judging was hosted by Cennydd Owen at Cefn Du Isaf, Gaerwen, while the Suffolk sheep section was held at Ysgellog, Rhosgoch, courtesy of Aled Williams.
Members of Anglesey Council's planning committee yesterday rejected plans to install almost 200,000 solar panels on land near Rhyd y Groes, Rhosgoch, despite it being recommended for approval.