Channel Island


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Noun1.Channel Island - any of a group of British islands in the English Channel off the northern coast of France
British Isles - Great Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic
island of Jersey, Jersey - the largest of the Channel Islands
Guernsey, island of Guernsey - a Channel Island to the northwest of Jersey
English Channel - an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that forms a channel between France and Britain
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Henry van der Luyden had been Louisa Dagonet, and her mother had been the granddaughter of Colonel du Lac, of an old Channel Island family, who had fought under Cornwallis and had settled in Maryland, after the war, with his bride, Lady Angelica Trevenna, fifth daughter of the Earl of St.
She had houses in all the hamlets, she worked quarries of granite, she freighted coasters with stone--even traded with the Channel Islands. She was broad-cheeked, wide-eyed, persuasive in speech: carrying her point with the placid and invincible obstinacy of an old woman who knows her own mind.
Victor Hugo relates that in the Channel Islands Satan himself -- tempted more than elsewhere by the beauty of the women, doubtless -- sometimes plays at incubus , greatly to the inconvenience and alarm of the good dames who wish to be loyal to their marriage vows, generally speaking.
Guernsey adds to LJLA's growing list of over 70 destinations, giving the region's travellers the opportunity to travel to this beautiful Channel Island direct from Liverpool, the North West's faster, easier, friendlier airport.
Their light aircraft was on its way from Lee on Solent, Hants, to its base on the Channel Island of Alderney when it ditched 25 miles north-west of Guernsey at 3.50pm.
Helier on the Channel Island of Jersey According to police, six people, including three children, were stabbed to death on the Channel Island of Jersey on Sunday.
Liquid PR, owned by former Chartered Institute of Public Relations president Elisabeth Lewis-Jones, has linked up with One Strategic, a new Channel Island consultancy.
For example, each of the listed taxa evolved in response to a particular suite of environmental factors that made them successful at reproducing in the unique conditions found on the Channel Island environments.
LONDON -- For sale: Tiny Channel island. Includes own jail.
Just weeks after launching its first product in the cows milk market, leading goats milk supplier Delamere Dairy has picked up two awards for its Channel Island milk.
PRINCE Charles was met with warm smiles yesterday after he braved gale-force winds to become the first royal to visit the Channel Island of Herm.
The Channel Island Fox (Urocyon littoralis) is endemic to six of the Channel Islands off the coast of California.

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