Definition of Menai strait

1. Noun. A strait in northern Wales between Anglesey Island and the mainland.

Group relationships: Cambria, Cymru, Wales
Generic synonyms: Sound, Strait



Definition of Menai strait

1. Proper noun. A channel separating Anglesey from mainland Wales ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Menai Strait

Memaw
Memaws
Member of Parliament
Members of Parliament
Membracidae
Memel
Memnon
Memorial Day
Memphian
Memphis
Memphite
Memphites
Memphre
Men in Black
Menachem Begin
Menai Strait
Menaka
Menander
Mencius
Mencken
Menckenian
Mende
Mendel
Mendel's first law
Mendel's instep reflex
Mendel's law
Mendel's laws
Mendel's second law
Mendel-Bechterew reflex
Mendeleeff's law

Literary usage of Menai strait

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1. A Visit to Europe in 1851 by Benjamin Silliman (1853)
"Our principal object in travelling to Ban- gor was to see the two famous bridges, the Suspension Bridge, and the Tubular Bridge, both over the menai strait, ..."

2. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"menai strait, a narrow channel of Wales, which separates the island of Anglesea from Caernarvonshire. Its direction is nearly SW and NE, its length about 11 ..."

3. Practical Notes Made During a Tour in Canada: And a Portion of the United by Adam Fergusson (1833)
"... Liverpool—Short interim excursion to Chester and menai strait—Embark at Liverpool for New York—Packet encounters heavy gales— Luminousness of the Ocean. ..."

4. Practical Notes Made During a Tour in Canada: And a Portion of the United by Adam Fergusson (1833)
"... Liverpool—Short interim excursion to Chester and menai strait—Embark at Liverpool for New York—Packet encounters heavy gales— Luminousness of the Ocean. ..."

5. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"menai strait, a narrow channel of Wales, which separates the island of Anglesea from Carnarvonshire. Its direction is nearly SW and NE, its length about 13 ..."

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