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OTHER FORMS: Feddgelert
Meaning & History
A village in northwest Wales. The name means 'Gelert's grave', from Welsh bedd
, 'grave' & Gelert
, whose identity is a subject of debate.
According to legend, Gelert was a dog belonging to Llewellyn the Great, Prince of Gwynedd.
Gelert, however, was more likely a 7th Century Welsh saint.