how to pronounce wales


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wales is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of wales in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… so if you're very Wales yes they'll rot …”

meanings of wales


  1. A city in North Dakota.
  2. A town in Maine.
  3. A village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England (OS grid ref SK4883).
  4. A surname​.
  5. A city in Alaska.
  6. A submerged ghost town in Ontario, Canada.
  7. A number of places in the United States:.
  8. A town in New York.
  9. A village in Wisconsin.
  10. A town in Utah.
  11. A town in Massachusetts.
  12. The area in which the Welsh language and culture predominated, roughly coincident with the modern country.
  13. One of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom, formerly a principality.


  1. Plural of wale.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of wale.

wales frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word wales occurs in english on average 13.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics wales can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that wales can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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