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Wales appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Wayne went to Wales to watch walruses.

Wales appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Warn a morose lawyer: rush Surrey, Wales or Oman raw.
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Definition of the noun wales

What does wales mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
    • examples: England proper does not include Wales. | In Wales we have a proverb. | In the north, there's Scotland; in the south, England; in the west, Wales; and further west, Northern Ireland. | The United Kingdom comprises of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. | He comes from Wales. | Tom lives in Wales. | Great Britain consists of Wales, England, and Scotland. | Now, think about England and Wales, and imagine them divided into smaller parts. | Welsh is an official language in Wales and Chubut. | The daffodil is the national flower of Wales.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of Wales: Cambria / Cymru
    • instance of: princedom / principality = territory ruled by a prince
    • part of: Britain / Great Britain / U.K. / UK / United Kingdom / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland = a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland
    • parts:
    • member: Cambrian / Welshman / Cymry / Welsh = a native or resident of Wales


  1. Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km². Wales has over 1,680 miles of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its highest peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.
    • also known as เวลส์, Gales, Cymru, País de Gal·les, 威爾士
    • founded in (960 years ago)
    • country: United Kingdom
    • touristic attraction: Severn bore
  2. Wales is a city in the Nome Census Area, Alaska, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 145. It is the westernmost American city on mainland North America. The westernmost city in Alaska, however, is Adak, located on Adak Island, in the Aleutians West Census Area. Wales Airport serves Wales with flights on Bering Air and Era Alaska to Nome.
  3. Wales is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States, first settled by Welsh immigrants. The population was 2,549 at the 2010 census.
  4. Wales is a town in Sanpete County, Utah, United States. The population was 219 at the 2000 census. The town is governed by a mayor and several council members. As of December 2008, Wales had no stores, gas stations nor stop lights. It does have a park, fire station, library and cemetery.
  5. Wales is a town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 1,838 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  6. Wales is a town in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,616 at the 2010 census. It is included in both the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan New England City and Town Area.
  7. Wales is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. The town is one of the "Southtowns" of Erie County by virtue of its position in the southeast part of the county, southeast of Buffalo. As of the 2010 census the town had a population of 3,005.
  8. Wales is a city in Cavalier County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 31 at the 2010 census. Wales was founded in 1897.
  9. Wales is a village and a civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England. It is on the border of South Yorkshire and Derbyshire. The civil parish of Wales, which has a population of 6,455, encompasses the village of Wales and neighbouring settlement Kiveton Park.
  10. Wales is a historic house and site in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, near Petersburg, Virginia. It has a date of significance of 1730. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
  11. Wales a.k.a. Wales, Minnesota: Wales is an unincorporated community in Lake County, Minnesota, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Mid Wales, East Wales, Lake Wales, Wales Park, North Wales, South Wales, Wales Township, New North Wales, New South Wales, Lake Wales Ridge, South East Wales, England and Wales, University of Wales, Wales National Pool, Principality of Wales, Prince of Wales College, National Library of Wales, Princess of Wales Theatre, Johnson & Wales University and The Bible College of Wales.


Who is Wales?

Wales a.k.a. Iwan Rheon is an Olivier Award-winning Welsh stage, film and television actor, singer, guitar player and a graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He is best known for his roles as Simon Bellamy in E4's Misfits and Ramsay Bolton in HBO's Game of Thrones.


Wales is a fictional character from the 2012 film Shirdi Sai.


  1. "Wales" is a book by Edward Thomas.
    • subject: Description and travel
  2. "Wales" is a book by Owen Morgan Edwards.
    • subject: History
  3. "Wales" is a book by Findlay Muirhead.
  4. "Wales" is a book by Simon Jenkins.
    • also known as "Wales: churches, houses, castles"
  5. "Wales" is a book by Abigail Hole.

There are many other writings with this title.


  1. Wales was an English-language literary journal, published from 1937 to 1949 and from 1958 to 1960. The magazine contained fiction, poetry, reviews and articles pertaining to Wales.
  2. Wales a.k.a. .wales is a top level domain.
  3. Wales is a print ad.

Phrases with Wales

Phrases ending with the word Wales:

  1. new south wales
  2. prince of wales
  3. princess of wales

Other phrases containing the word Wales:

  1. Lake Wales Balm
  2. South Wales Wattle
  3. prince-of-wales fern
  4. prince of wales heath
  5. prince-of-wales plume
  6. prince-of-wales'-heath
  7. prince-of-wales feather
  8. Prince-of-Wales-Feather
  9. Prince of Wales Island Flying Squirrel

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wales

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Google previewBritain and the Americas (2005)

Culture, Politics, and History : a Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia by Will Kaufman, Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Looking out onto the western ocean, Wales has had a rich transatlantic relationship with the Americas as a source of immigrants, vital skills, and mutual cultural and ideological influence. In fact, legend has it that British settlement in America ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

Wales Designed for Life: Creating ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)

by Katie Wales

Katie Wales. □. gap (1) In linguistics gap refers to a missing unit or value in the system, be it phonetic, lexical, semantic; an absence possible according to the rules of the language. So, for example, in English we have brother and sister but no ...

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Small photo of Caernarfon in Wales in a beautiful summer day, United KingdomSmall photo of Famous Conwy Castle in Wales, United Kingdom, series of Walesh castlesSmall photo of Coast and cliffs at Flimston Bay near Castlemartin in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UKSmall photo of 3D Flag of WalesSmall photo of CARDIFF, WALES, UK, JANUARY 2015 - Detail of Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, WalesSmall photo of Wales - Welsh Flag on Old Grunge Texture BackgroundSmall photo of LLANDUDNO / WALES, UK - APRIL 22 2018 : St Tudno's church and cemetery on the Great Orme at Llandudno, Wales, UK. More...

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Quotes about Wales

The real struggle is not between the right and the left but between the party of the thoughtful and the party of the jerks. (Jimmy Wales)
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Scrabble value of W4A1L1E1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of WALES

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