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From Roman times gold was found in the Welsh hills but it was only in the late 19th century that commercial mining began. A mini gold rush provided work for hundreds of hopeful men in about a dozen mines.
Word of the Day
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.