Guernsey

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Guern·sey 1

 (gûrn′zē)
An island of southern Great Britain, one of the Channel Islands in the English Channel off the coast of northwest France.

Guern·sey 2

 (gûrn′zē)
n. pl. Guern·seys
Any of a breed of brown and white dairy cattle originally developed on the island of Guernsey and noted for producing a rich golden milk.

Guernsey

(ˈɡɜːnzɪ)
n
1. (Placename) an island in the English Channel: the second largest of the Channel Islands, which, with Alderney and Sark, Herm, Jethou, and some islets, forms the bailiwick of Guernsey; finance, market gardening, dairy farming, and tourism. Capital: St Peter Port. Pop: 65 605 (2013). Area: 63 sq km (24.5 sq miles)
2. (Breeds) a breed of dairy cattle producing rich creamy milk, originating from the island of Guernsey
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (sometimes not capital) a seaman's knitted woollen sweater
4. (Clothing & Fashion) (not capital) Austral a sleeveless woollen shirt or jumper worn by a football player
5. get a guernsey Austral to be selected or gain recognition for something

Guern•sey

(ˈgɜrn zi)
n., pl. -seys.
1. Isle of, one of the Channel Islands, in the English Channel. 55,482; 25 sq. mi. (65 sq. km).
2. one of a breed of tan and white dairy cattle originally raised on this island.
[1825–35, for definition 2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Guernsey - a Channel Island to the northwest of Jersey
Channel Island - any of a group of British islands in the English Channel off the northern coast of France
2.Guernsey - breed of dairy cattle from the island of GuernseyGuernsey - breed of dairy cattle from the island of Guernsey
dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker - cattle that are reared for their milk
Translations

Guernsey

[ˈgɜːnzɪ] NGuernesey m

Guernsey

[ˈgɜːrnzi] nGuernesey mf

Guernsey

n
Guernsey nt
(= sweater)dicker Pullover (von Fischern getragen)

Guernsey

[ˈgɛːnzɪ] n (island) → (isola di) Guernsey f; (cow) → mucca di Guernsey
References in periodicals archive ?
The Bailiwick of Guernsey (the Bailiwick) encompasses a number of the Channel Islands (Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, and Herm).
This announcement, the Prospectus and any other documents or materials relating to the Exchange Offers may not be distributed or circulated directly or indirectly to any persons in the Bailiwick of Guernsey other than (i) by a person licensed to do so under the terms of the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987, as amended, or (ii) to those persons regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission as licensees under the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1987, as amended, the Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1994, the Insurance Business (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2002 or the Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Business and company Directors etc.
VISIT The island is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a British Crown dependency.
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THE BAILIWICK of Guernsey and the UK government have signed a tax information sharing agreement.