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Origin of the name DINAS EMRYS.
Etymology of the name DINAS EMRYS.
Meaning of the name DINAS EMRYS.

  

DINAS EMRYS.  Arthurian legend name of a fortified city given to Merlin Ambrosius by Vortigern after his celebrated prophecy concerning the fate of Britain.  The name means "fortified city of Ambrosius," from Gaelic dinas "city," and Emrys, the Welsh form of Ambrosius.

Dinas Emrys.Dinas, a fortified city; Emrys, the surname of a celebrated bard of the fifth century, who was known by the name of Merddin Emrys, or Ambrosius.  King Gwrtheyrn presented the place to Emrys, and hence it is called after his name. (Handbook of the Origin of Place-names in Wales and Monmouthshire, Morgan, 1887)

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