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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Swanseanoun

    a port city in southern Wales on an inlet of the Bristol Channel


  1. Swanseanoun

    a city in South Wales

  2. Etymology: From personal name Sveinn + ey. Written Sweynesse c. 1165, Sueinesea in 1190, Swanesey in 1322.


  1. Swansea

    Swansea, officially the City and County of Swansea is a coastal city and county in Wales. It is Wales's second largest city. Swansea lies within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan. Situated on the sandy South West Wales coast, the county area includes the Gower Peninsula and the Lliw uplands. The City and County of Swansea had a population of 239,000 in 2011, making it the second most populous local authority area in Wales after Cardiff. During its 19th-century industrial heyday, Swansea was a key centre of the copper industry, earning the nickname 'Copperopolis'.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Swansea

    a flourishing and progressive seaport of Glamorganshire, at the entrance of the Tawe, 45 m. into Swansea Bay; has a splendid harbour, 60 acres of docks, a castle, old grammar-school, &c.; is the chief seat of the copper-smelting and of the tin-plate manufacture of England, and exports the products of these works, as well as coal, zinc, and other minerals, in large quantities.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swansea in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swansea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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