Ebbw Vale

Ebbw Vale ĕb´o͞o [key], Welsh Glyn Ebwy, town (1981 pop. 24,422), Blaenau Gwent, SE Wales. A former coal-mining town, it is a retail and industrial center with steelworks and tin-plate factories. Labour politician Aneurin Bevan was born there.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: British and Irish Political Geography