Caernarvon

geographical name
Caer·​nar·​von | \ kär-ˈnär-vən How to pronounce Caernarvon (audio) , kər-, kə-\
variants: or Caernarfon

Definition of Caernarvon

1 or Caernarvonshire \ -​ˌshir How to pronounce Caernarvonshire (audio) , -​shər \ former county of northwestern Wales
2 town and seaport in northwestern Wales population 9506

Comments on Caernarvon

What made you want to look up Caernarvon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that collects or salvages junk

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!