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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...
- 52°55′59″N 4°24′18″W / 52.933°N 4.405°W / 52.933; -4.405 The ancient Welsh cantref of Llŷn in north-west Wales was part of the kingdom of Gwynedd for much...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Tegeingl, in English Englefield, was a cantref in north-east Wales during the mediaeval period. It was incorporated into Flintshire following Edward I...
- 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...
- cantrefs on the island of Anglesey, north Wales, in the Kingdom of Gwynedd. It lay on the northern side of the island on the Irish Sea. The cantref consisted...