Thanet


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Than·et

 (thăn′ĭt), Isle of
A peninsula of southeast England on the North Sea separated from the mainland by arms of the Stour River.

Thanet

(ˈθænɪt)
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(Placename) Isle of Thanet an island in SE England, in NE Kent, separated from the mainland by two branches of the River Stour: scene of many Norse invasions. Area: 109 sq km (42 sq miles)
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Was the tribe inhabiting the Isle of Thanet of a ferocious disposition, I wonder, and ready to fall with stone-studded clubs and wooden lances hardened in the fire, upon the backs of unwary mariners?
Though not born there, he had a peculiar affection for the Isle of Thanet, and he was fired with enthusiasm at the thought of spending a fortnight so close to the earth and amid conditions which needed only a blue sky to be as idyllic as the olive groves of Arcady.
Thanet district council is seeking to procure the role of main contractor for the new build of a 4-storey residential property; to create 2 nr maisonettes.
An aerial view of the excavations at Ebbsfleet, a hamlet on the southern coast of the Isle of Thanet, southern England, shows Pegwell Bay and the cliffs at Ramsgate.
by Agence France-Presse An aerial view of excavations at Ebbsfleet, a hamlet on the southern coast of the Isle of Thanet, Southern England in 2016 showing Pegwell Bay and the cliffs at Ramsgate.
Your scheme to dodge tax by banking offshore in the Isle of Thanet isn't illegal - Thanet isn't actually an island.
Jitender Kumar will make his pro debut against Thailand's Thanet Likhitkamporn.
Mr Mackinlay is standing in next week's election in South Thanet, Kent.
Kent Police have been investigating the party's spending return for the South Thanet constituency, where Mr Mackinlay beat former Ukip leader Nigel Farage.
THE one good thing about Nigel Farage not winning his South Thanet seat is that as an MEP he still gets to put the EU and its bully bosses in their place.
Mr Farage announced in the wake of his defeat in South Thanet that he would quit the post, as he had repeatedly promised to do if he failed to enter the Commons.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage is also quitting after he failed to win Thanet South, losing by nearly 2,800 votes to the Conservatives.