What is another word for anglesey?

Pronunciation: [ˈaŋɡə͡lsˌi] (IPA)

Anglesey is an island off the northwestern coast of Wales, and it is also known by several synonyms. For example, the Welsh name for it is Ynys Môn. In ancient times, it was called Mona, which means 'island of the sacred grove'. Another old name for it was Mam Cymru, meaning 'Mother of Wales', as it was considered the center of prehistoric Welsh culture and civilization. In medieval times, it was also known as Wintshear, Windesore, and Windefors. Today, Anglesey remains an important destination for tourists, particularly those who enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and watersports.

Synonyms for Anglesey:

What are the hypernyms for Anglesey?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    island, landmass, geographic location, British county.

Usage examples for Anglesey

During Bolingbroke's brief term of ascendency, he had despatched the Earl of anglesey on a mission to Ireland.
"Daniel Defoe"
William Minto
From the oldest Welsh people of Treborth I heard the same sort of folk-lore as we have recorded from anglesey, except that prominence was given to a flourishing belief in Bwganod, goblins or bogies.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz
Mr. Lorrequer's stay is necessarily limited to a few days, as he proceeds from this to visit Lord anglesey; and, therefore, would humbly suggest as early a meeting as may suit Colonel K.'s convenience.
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)

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