Caradoc sentence example
- In Shropshire this series is represented by the Caradoc and Chirbury Series; in southern Scotland by the Hartfell and Ardmillan Series, and by similar rocks in Ireland.
- See Caradoc Series and Ordovician System.
- CARACTACUS, strictly Caratacus, the Latin form of a Celtic name, which survives in Caradoc and other proper names.
- Two old camps on the Welsh border are now called Caer Caradoc, but the names seem to be the invention of antiquaries and not genuinely ancient memorials of the Celtic hero.
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- The town derives its name from the river Avon (corrupted from Avan), which also gave its name to a medieval lordship. On the Norman conquest at Glamorgan, Caradoc, the eldest son of the defeated prince, Lestyn ab Gwrgan, continued to hold this lordship, and for the defence of the passage of the river built here a castle whose foundations are still traceable in a field near the churchyard.
- The Wrekin, the Caradoc and Cardington Hills are isolated outbursts of preCambrian volcanic rocks.