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[W, great or divine hound (?)].

Name borne by many figures in early Welsh history, including saints, kings, and heroes. A king of Gwynedd in 817 was Cynon. Cynon son of Clydno first tells Owain of the powerful knight who overthrows all challengers in Owain. A River Cynon flows 18 miles into the Taff, Glamorganshire.

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