Channel Islands


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Chan·nel Islands

 (chăn′əl)
1. A group of British islands in the English Channel off the coast of northern France. Settled by Norse mariners, the islands became part of the duchy of Normandy in the tenth century and passed to England with the Norman Conquest of 1066.
2. also Santa Barbara Islands A chain of islands and islets off southern California in the Pacific Ocean. The islands are separated from the mainland by the Santa Barbara Channel in the north and the San Pedro Channel in the south.

Channel Islands

pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the English Channel, off the NW coast of France, consisting of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Brechou or Brecqhou, Sark, Herm, Jethou, and Lihou (all between them representing the United Kingdom Crown Dependencies of the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey) - the only part of the duchy of Normandy remaining to Britain - and the Roches Douvres and the Îles Chausey (which belong to France). Pop: 149 878 (2001). Area: 194 sq km (75 sq miles)

Chan′nel Is′lands


n.pl.
a British island group in the English Channel, near the coast of France, consisting of Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey, and smaller islands. 126,156; 75 sq. mi. (194 sq. km).
Translations
îles Anglo-Normandes

Channel Islands

[ˌtʃænəlˈaɪləndz] npl
the Channel Islands → les îles fpl de la Manche, les îles fpl anglo-normandeschannel port nport m de la Manche

Channel Islands

npl the Channel Islandsle Isole Normanne or del Canale (della Manica)
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She had houses in all the hamlets, she worked quarries of granite, she freighted coasters with stone--even traded with the Channel Islands.
 Victor Hugo relates that in the Channel Islands Satan himself --
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.
Businesses at Channel Islands Harbor offering these sight-seeing excursions include Channel Islands Sportfishing, which provides excursions from January through April, (805) 382-1612; and Island Packers, which offers half-day trips from Dec.
Newtel provides services between the Channel Islands, the United Kingdom and beyond via telecommunications capacity contained within the Channel Islands Electricity Grid.
At Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, a show by the sea can be viewed from all points of the harbor.
JERSEY and GUERNSEY, Channel Islands, March 28 /PRNewswire/ --
For more information on Fireworks by the Sea or the Channel Islands Harbor, visit www.
This acquisition will be integrated with Logicalis existing Channel Islands operation, and with Logicalis data facility based in Guernsey, this adds scale to their managed services and cloud solution capabilities to be better able to provide cloud and hosted desktop services to the whole Channel Islands.
For now, evaluation and efforts to re-establish bald eagles on the northern Channel Islands will continue for several years, said Milena Viljoen, public information officer for the Montrose Settlements Restoration Program.
As we learn more from each other, Channel Islands and Burton can only get better.
However, retailers operating on the Channel Islands said that there were rumours that Tesco had set aside some 10m [pounds sterling] to build a retail presence.

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