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  • n. The quality or characteristic of being Welsh


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  • If the location, the 'Welshness', is important to the story I can see why you'd want them because they add to that atmosphere.

    :Acquired Taste

  • I admit to being very proud of my 'Welshness' though - and there is nothing unConservative about that.

    Learning from Plaid.

  • It may be that the Welshness in Powys isn't exactly the same kind of Welshness one finds in Welsh Wales and the Bro Gymraeg of Denis Balsom though rugby and, until fairly recently, Nonconformity were common links.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • I have been feeling a significant shift towards 'Welshness' here in the last few years.

    Let battle commence!

  • The pre-credits bit with the old man bemoaning his poor Category One friend who only had a bad back recalls some of the funny, quirky Welshness from the old days.

    Torchwood: Miracle Day – episode nine

  • The sense of unfulfilled belonging, the notion that my links with Wales were fraudulently weak, gnawed away at me for years until I felt an urge stealing up on me to put some flesh on my feelings about Wales, to solidify my Welshness in words and deeds.

    My quest to be more Welsh

  • As for Plaid they define their nationalism by their Welshness thus their race forms part of their identity as a party.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Amongst young and politically interested voters, in particular, we cannot afford to allow the idea to take root that to be positive about Welshness means not voting Labour.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Gwynfor Evans believed this was a strength, claiming that the party was part of a broader "National Movement" that included everything that had anything to do with the Welsh language and Welshness.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • It seems to me that in philosophical terms there are three governing elements in the concept of Welshness: the influence of the Welsh language and Welsh culture from the time of Dewi Sant, the influence of Christianity, and the influence of the industrial revolution over the last 200 years.

    Archive 2008-05-01


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