Definition of Cantref. Meaning of Cantref. Synonyms of Cantref

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Definition of Cantref

Cantref
Cantred Can"tred, Cantref Can"tref, n. [W. cantref; cant hundred + tref dwelling place, village.] A district comprising a hundred villages, as in Wales. [Written also kantry.]

Meaning of Cantref from wikipedia

- A cantref (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈkantrɛ(v)]; plural cantrefi) was a medieval Welsh land division, particularly important in the administration of Welsh...
- theory, 100 trefi made up a cantref (literally, "one hundred settlements"; plural: cantrefi), and half or a third of a cantref was a cymwd, although in practice...
- Rhosyr was the name of one of the three medieval cantrefs (meaning a hundred towns) on the island of Anglesey, north Wales, in the Kingdom of Gwynedd....
- Aberffraw was one of the three medieval cantrefs on the island of Anglesey, north Wales, in the Kingdom of Gwynedd. It lay on the western side of the island...
- 53°04′59″N 4°00′00″W / 53.083°N 4.000°W / 53.083; -4.000 The mediaeval Welsh cantref of Arfon in north-west Wales was the core of the Kingdom of Gwynedd. Later...
- Deheubarth at Dinefwr. Cantref Mawr means "The Great Cantref". Each cantref in medieval Wales was divided into cwmwdau, and a typical cantref would be made up...
- Cantref Reservoir is the middle of the three reservoirs in the Taff Fawr valley in Wales. It is owned by Welsh Water. It is located in the Brecon Beacons...
- Cantre'r Gwaelod, also known as Cantref Gwaelod or Cantref y Gwaelod (English: The Lowland Hundred), is a legendary ancient sunken kingdom said to have...
- Coordinates: 51°40′26″N 4°54′29″W / 51.674°N 4.908°W / 51.674; -4.908 The Cantref of Penfro was one of the seven cantrefi of the Kingdom of Dyfed. It subsequently...
- Penllyn (head of the lake i.e. Bala Lake or Llyn Tegid) was a medieval cantref originally in the Kingdom of Powys but annexed to the Kingdom of Gwynedd...
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