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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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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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