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Al·der·ney 1

A British island in the English Channel. The northernmost of the larger Channel Islands, it is separated from the French coast by a swift channel, the Race of Alderney.

Al·der·ney 2

n. pl. Al·der·neys
1. Any of a now extinct breed of small dairy cattle from Alderney Island.
2. Any of various breeds of small dairy cattle from the Channel Islands, including, until the late 19th century, breeds later known as Guernsey and Jersey.


1. (Placename) one of the Channel Islands, in the English Channel: separated from the French coast by a dangerous tidal channel (the Race of Alderney). Pop: 2294 (2001). Area: 8 sq km (3 sq miles). French name: Aurigny
2. (Breeds) an early, but now extinct, breed of dairy cattle originating from the island of Alderney


(ˈɔl dər ni)

1. one of the Channel Islands in the English Channel. 1785; 3 sq. mi. (8 sq. km).
2. any of several breeds of cattle raised orig. in the Channel Islands, as the Jersey or Guernsey.
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Alderney's heart in that way, who was rather the Queen of British Boulogne and gave the most dinners and balls of all the residents there, by weeping when Master Alderney came from Dr.
Majora, Minora, Alderney, and Sark," explained her pupil.
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Donald, who lives in Lewis, said: "I love the Western Isles but, when I come to Alderney, I feel like I'm going on holiday - not because I'm idle but because it is so different.
At the first-ever Alderney Literary Festival, Prof Thornton was invited to take part in three events, including a one-to-one interview at the island's museum.
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The island of Alderney is also part of the bailiwick.
Nowadays, the Alderney crystal is a bit worse for wear thanks to being immersed in sea water and scraped by sand for a few centuries - making it too cloudy to be used for navigation today.
The evolution of the Alderney crystal lends hope for identifying other calcite crystals in Viking shipwrecks, burials or settlements," he added.
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Anne-Marie was key in making our flower festival Bloomin' Alderney successful.