Friday, 26 October 2007

Long Place Names


In Wales. It means "The church of St. Mary in the hollow of white hazel trees near the rapid whirlpool by St. Tysilio's of the red cave."


In Central Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. It means "The place where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, who slid, climbed, and swallowed mountains, known as land eater, played his flute to his loved one."

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