Origin of cardiganafter 7th Earl of Cardigan (1797-1868), British general
a sweater or jacket, usually knitted, that opens down the front and is usually collarless and long-sleeved
also cardigan sweater (or jacket)
the Cardigan Welsh corgi
A knitted garment, such as a sweater or jacket, that opens down the full length of the front.
Origin of cardiganAfter the Seventh Earl of Cardigan , James Thomas Brudenell (1797-1868), British army officer
Named after British military commander James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan
- A French diversion on the coast of Pembroke was even less successful; a force of 1500 men, under Colonel Tate, an American adventurer, landed in Cardigan Bay on the 22nd of February 1797, but was at once surrounded by the local militia and surrendered without a blow.
- The neighbourhood is agreeable, and the Cardigan Bay shore is shelving and suitable for safe bathing.
- Other rivers are the Dovey (30 m.), falling into Cardigan Bay at Aberdovey; the TM (25 m.), entering Carmarthen Bay at Laugharne; and the broad navigable Conway (24 m.), dividing the counties of Carnarvon and Denbigh.
- The submerged "bells of Aberdovey" (since Seithennin "the drunkard" caused the formation of Cardigan Bay) are famous in a Welsh song.
- The Towy (68 m.) flows through Carmarthenshire, entering Carmarthen Bay at Llanstephan; the Teifi (50 m.) rises near Tregaron and falls into Cardigan Bay below the town of Cardigan.