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EBBW VALE

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Originally appearing in Volume V08, Page 840 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EBBW VALE, an urban district in the western parliamentary division of Monmouthshire, England, 21 M. N.W. of Newport >n the Great Western, London & North-Western and Rhymney railways. Pop. (1891) 17,312; (1901) 20,994. It lies near the head of the valley of the river Ebbw, at an elevation of nearly woo ft., in a wild and mountainous mining district, which contains large collieries and important iron and steel works.
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