Isle of

Isle of

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For names of actual isles, see the specific element of the name; for example, Wight, Isle of.
References in classic literature ?
And some say that in the isle of Lango is Ipocras's daughter in form of a Dragon.
The author embarks with the patriarch, narrowly escapes shipwreck near the isle of Socotora; enters the Arabian Gulf, and the Red Sea.
Soon after we discovered the isle of Babelmandel, which gives name to the strait so called, and parts the sea that surrounds it into two channels; that on the side of Arabia is not above a quarter of a league in breadth, and through this pass almost all the vessels that trade to or from the Red Sea.
Forty leagues farther is the Isle of Camaram, whose inhabitants are annoyed with little serpents, which they call basilisks, which, though very poisonous and deadly, do not, as the ancients have told us, kill with their eyes, or if they have so fatal a power, it is not at least in this place.
Distant from Rondelo a hundred and thirty leagues is the Isle of Suaquem, where the Bassa of that country chooses his residence, for the convenience of receiving the tribute with greater exactness, there being a large trade carried on here with the Abyssins.
But when they were passed by all the coast of Peloponnesus, then, towards Crisa, that vast gulf began to heave in sight which through all its length cuts off the rich isle of Pelops.
The isle of wight council invites quotes from suitably qualified providers for the provision of a fire alarm system for dinosaur isle, sandown, isle of wight in accordance with the specification document.
Isle of Man League 7 LCPL 4 AET (90 minutes 4-4) THE Isle of Man League have a good record in this competition, having won it twice, but it took 120 minutes of dramatic football before they were able to advance into the quarter-finals this time around.
The inaugural cruise will circumnavigate Great Britain and Ireland next summer, stopping to explore the Channel Islands, the Isles of Scilly, the Isle of Anglesey and the Isle of Skye along the way.
NASDAQ: ERI) has closed its acquisition of US-based Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.
Last September, Eldorado Resorts and Isle of Capri Casinos entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby Eldorado will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Isle of Capri in a cash and shares deal worth around USD 1.
THE Isle of Wight Festival's takeover by global entertainment group Live Nation is being looked at by competition watchdogs amid potential concerns over the deal.