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A town in south Mid-Glamorganshire, 7 miles N of Cardiff. In Welsh oral tradition it is the home of the Green Lady of Caerphilly, a wraith who takes the form of ivy when she is not walking through ruined castles. In more recent years the name Caerphilly has become better known for a distinctive cheese.

Subjects: Literature — British History.

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