Definitions for "Monmouthshire"
Keywords:  wales, unitary, welsh, thirteen, east
Monmouthshire is both a historic county and principal area in south-east Wales. The eastern and southern boundaries of the historic county and principal area are the same; however, the western two-fifths of the historic county are covered by other unitary authorities.
Monmouthshire is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales, covering south-east Wales. It was formed from the Welsh Marches by the Laws in Wales Act 1535.