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  1. Gwalia is a former gold-mining town located 233 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie and 828 kilometres east of Perth in Western Australia's Great Victoria Desert. Today, Gwalia is essentially a ghost town, having been largely deserted since the main source of employment, the Sons of Gwalia gold mine, closed in 1963. Just four kilometres north is the town of Leonora, which remains the hub for the area's mining and pastoral industries.
  2. Gwalia in Liverpool, England is a Grade II listed building. It was built between 1851 and 1857 for Joseph Edwards and was formerly known as Sandfield Tower.
    • also known as Gwalia, Liverpool; Sandfield Tower
    • part of Liverpool


Gwalia is an archaic Welsh name for Wales. It derives from the Medieval Latin Wallia, which in turn is a Latinisation of the English 'Wales'. Although never as widely used as Cymru, Gwalia was once popular as a poetic name for the country, akin to Albion.

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Google previewConan The Swordsman (2002)

by L. Sprague de Camp, Lin Carter, Bjorn Nyberg

Gwalia is an old name for Wales, and there is a Gwala, Egypt, but such derivations seem unlikely. Hadrathus In CC, a priest of Asura. Possibly from the Roman name Hadrianus, an emperor of II. Hagar See Gault. A Germanic personal name, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

lor, -Z Gwalia BR ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Drink (2005)

An A-Z of Alcoholic Beverages by Ned Halley

Gwalia distillery of Welsh Whisky Co at Penderyn, Brecon, Wales. First four-year- old single malt Penderyn Welsh whisky went on sale in 2004. gypsum calcium sulphate. As yeso it is added to grape must in sherry- making to improve acidity.

Google previewModern Music and Musicians: Encyclopedia: v. 1. A history of music; special articles; great composers; v. 2. Religious music of the world; vocal music and musicians; the opera; history and guide; v. 3. The theory of music; piano technique; special articles; modern instruments; anecdotes of musicians; dictionary. (musical terms and biography) (1912)

by Louis Charles Elson

Thomas Love Peacock, who wrote the “March of the Men of Harlech,” 1785-1866, John Thomas (Peweerdd Gwalia), Joseph Parry, and 'David Rowlands should also be named.

Google previewThe encyclopaedia of death and life in the spirit-world (1900)

Opinions and experiences from eminent sources by John Reynolds Francis

" [Evan ap Gwalia, in Primitive Catholic, May 20, 1893.] ...

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Scrabble value of G2W4A1L1I1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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