Belle Isle


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Belle Isle

, Strait of
A channel between southeast Labrador and northwest Newfoundland, Canada. It is the northern entrance to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Belle Isle

n
(Placename) an island in the Atlantic, at the N entrance to the Strait of Belle Isle, between Labrador and Newfoundland. Area: about 39 sq km (15 sq miles)

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n.
Strait of, a strait between Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. 10–15 mi. (16–24 km) wide.
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The Detroit Zoological Society - a renowned leader in humane education, wildlife conservation, animal welfare and environmental sustainability - operates the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Center.
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Josef Newgarden, who won Saturday on Belle Isle, was able to return to the race after being knocked out of it following an accident with James Hinchcliffe and finished 19th in the 22-car field.
OKLAHOMA CITY The Oklahoma City Council approved more than $7 million for construction and refurbishment of the Belle Isle Library on Tuesday.
During the twentieth century, the boat--along with its sister, the Columbia--transported passengers along the Detroit River to Bob-Lo Island, an amusement park opened by the Detroit, Windsor and Belle Isle Ferry Company.
Middleton, of Belle Isle, Leeds, admitted assaults causing actual bodily harm and was jailed for two years at Leeds crown court.
He kept slaves on his Detroit River islands, which included Belle Isle (the current city park) and Grosse Isle, and right in the heart of the city, not far from where the International Underground Railroad Memorial now rises above the river view.
The tiny island of Belle Isle on Lough Erne has self-catering accommodation for 60 people who can learn new tricks at the cookery school.
General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), a United States-based automaker, has launched its all-new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro at a special media event at Detroit's Belle Isle.
Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas will be displaying the Hitachi Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix IndyCar as well on the show concourse.
THE BELLE ISLE TURBINE--THE FIRST GAS turbine to be used for electric utility power generation in the U.S.--was redesignated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark in a ceremony held at the GE Power and Water headquarters on April 26 in Greenville, S.C.
Five local nonprofits were chosen as the focal point of the campaign: the Belle Isle Conservancy; Detroit PAL ; Michigan Science Center (MiSci), Detroit Institute of Arts ; and The Skillman Foundation (Skillman).