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, sometimes also used as a diminutive of Bartholomew.
derived from the given name, or from place names in Scotland and Wales.
A field divided transversely into several equal parts, and consisting of two different tinctures interchangeably disposed.
Origin: Anglicized form of Barra, short form of Fionnbharr, from fionn + barr.
divided into bars; -- said of the field
Barry was a parliamentary constituency in Wales which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post voting system. The constituency was created for the 1950 general election, and abolished for the 1983 general election. The majority of the electorate passed to the new Vale of Glamorgan constituency where they formed a majority of this seat. The district of Penarth which formed 23.6% of the constituency joined the majority of the Cardiff SE seat to form the new Cardiff South and Penarth.
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