Channel Islands


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Chan·nel Islands

 (chăn′əl)
1. A group of British islands in the English Channel off the coast of northern France. Settled by Norse mariners, the islands became part of the duchy of Normandy in the tenth century and passed to England with the Norman Conquest of 1066.
2. also Santa Barbara Islands A chain of islands and islets off southern California in the Pacific Ocean. The islands are separated from the mainland by the Santa Barbara Channel in the north and the San Pedro Channel in the south.

Channel Islands

pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the English Channel, off the NW coast of France, consisting of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Brechou or Brecqhou, Sark, Herm, Jethou, and Lihou (all between them representing the United Kingdom Crown Dependencies of the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey) - the only part of the duchy of Normandy remaining to Britain - and the Roches Douvres and the Îles Chausey (which belong to France). Pop: 149 878 (2001). Area: 194 sq km (75 sq miles)

Chan′nel Is′lands


n.pl.
a British island group in the English Channel, near the coast of France, consisting of Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey, and smaller islands. 126,156; 75 sq. mi. (194 sq. km).
Translations
îles Anglo-Normandes

Channel Islands

[ˌtʃænəlˈaɪləndz] npl
the Channel Islands → les îles fpl de la Manche, les îles fpl anglo-normandeschannel port nport m de la Manche

Channel Islands

npl the Channel Islandsle Isole Normanne or del Canale (della Manica)
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