Channel Islands
geographical name 1. (or Santa Barbara Islands) chain of islands California in the Pacific off SW coast — see Catalina, San Clemente Island, Santa Cruz 1, Santa Rosa Island 2. islands in English Channel; a possession of British Crown area 75 square miles (195 square kilometers), population 135,694 — see Alderney, Guernsey, jersey, sark

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Channel Islands — Channel Is|lands the Channel Islands a group of British islands in the English Channel near the coast of France. The main islands are Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • CHANNEL ISLANDS — CHANNEL ISLANDS, small archipelago off the coast of Normandy belonging to Great Britain. Jews seem to have lived there in the Middle Ages. A London Jew named Abraham was described in 1277 as being from La Gelnseye (Guernsey). The converted… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Channel Islands — 1. group of islands in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy: British crown dependencies with internal self government: 75 sq mi (194 sq km) 2. SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS …   English World dictionary

  • Channel Islands —   [ tʃænl aɪləndz],    1) Inselgruppe im Ärmelkanal, Kanalinseln.    2) pazifische Inselgruppe in Südkalifornien, USA; einige Inseln bilden den Channel Islands National Park (1 009 km2; 1980 errichtet; mit Seelöwen und Seevögeln).   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Channel Islands — (spr. tschännĕl eiländs, »Kanalinseln«), die Normannischen Inseln …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Channel Islands — This article is about the British Crown dependencies. For the islands off Southern California, see Channel Islands of California. For the French Channel Islands, see Chausey. The Channel Islands, located between the south coast of the United… …   Wikipedia

  • Channel Islands — 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). * * * I Island dependencies, United Kingdom. Located in the English Channel… …   Universalium

  • Channel Islands — 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). * * * the ˈChannel Islands 7 [Channel Islands] noun plural a group of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Channel Islands — Die Channel Islands sind: eine Inselgruppe im Ärmelkanal, siehe Kanalinseln eine Inselgruppe vor der Küste Kaliforniens, siehe Channel Islands (Kalifornien) eine Inselgruppe im Archipel der Aleuten, siehe Channel Islands (Aleuten) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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