from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Llewellyn, Richard 1906-1983. Welsh-born British writer noted for his novel How Green Was My Valley (1940), a portrait of life in a Welsh mining village.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.


From Welsh Llywelyn. (Wiktionary)



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  • I get a chuckle every time I pick up my signed copy of Richard Llewellyn's novel How Green was my Valley - since it is a copy of the 11th edition. Who collects signed 11th edition books? Me, I guess.

    March 23, 2011