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Sark

 (särk)
One of the Channel Islands in the English Channel east of Guernsey. It comprises Great Sark and Little Sark, which are joined by a natural causeway.

Sark·ese′ (sär-kēz′, -kēs′) adj. & n.

sark

(særk)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) Scot a shirt or (formerly) chemise
[Old English serc; related to Old Norse serkr]

Sark

(sɑːk)
n
(Placename) an island in the English Channel in the Channel Islands, consisting of Great Sark and Little Sark, connected by an isthmus: ruled by a hereditary Seigneur or Dame. Pop: 591 (2000). Area: 5 sq km (2 sq miles). French name: Sercq

sark

(sɑrk)

n. Chiefly Scot.
a garment worn next to the skin, as a shirt or chemise.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English serc; c. Old Norse serkr (compare berserk)]

Sark

(sɑrk)

n.
one of the Channel Islands. 584; 2 sq. mi. (5 sq. km).
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He also met representatives from Sarks Chief Pleas and the States of Alderney.
The seigneur is the head of the government, while the seneschal is Sark's chief judge and the president of the Chief Pleas.
A single representative of each landholding family automatically got a seat in the island's Chief Pleas, its version of parliament.
The island's parliament, the Chief Pleas, has already approved new reform laws to introduce a 28-member elected chamber following a recent referendum in which the islanders voted for democracy.
The Chief Pleas, the governing body of Sark, has ratified a Reform Law which will introduce a 28-member elected chamber.

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