Ely, Isle of
geographical name district & former administrative county (capital Ely) E England in Cambridgeshire — see Cambridgeshire

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  • Ely, Isle of — (spr. ail ŏw īli), Grafschaft im nordöstlichen Teil von Cambridgeshire (England), 1888 gebildet, umfaßt 968 qkm (17,5 QM.) mit (1900) 64,495 Einw. (66 auf 1 qkm) und der Hauptstadt Ely …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ely, Isle of — ▪ ridge, England, United Kingdom       historic region of England, part of the administrative and historic county of Cambridgeshire. The Isle of Ely consists of a hill about 7 miles (11 km) long and 4 miles (6 km) wide that rises above the… …   Universalium

  • Ely,Isle of — E·ly (ēʹlē), Isle of A region of east central England with extensive drained fens. The name Isle comes from the high ground amid the fens; Ely probably refers to the eels formerly found in the fens. The city of Ely (population, 10,268) is noted… …   Universalium

  • ELY, ISLE OF —    a name given to the N. portion of Cambridgeshire on account of its having been at one time insulated by marshes; being included in the region of the Fens, has been drained, and is now fertile land …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Isle of Ely — geographical name see Ely (Isle of) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Isle of Ely — infobox historic subdivision Name= Isle of Ely HQ= County Hall, March Status= Administrative county (within Cambridgeshire) Origin= Liberty of Ely Start= 1889 End= 1965 Replace= Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely Arms= PopulationFirst= 63,861… …   Wikipedia

  • Isle of Eley — L Isle of Ely est la région historique qui entoure la ville d Ely. La région se trouve actuellement dans le Cambridgeshire en Angleterre mais constituait un comté à elle seule pendant longtemps. situation de l Isle of Ely au sein de l Angleterre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Isle of Ely (UK Parliament constituency) — UK former constituency infobox Name = Isle of Ely Type = County Year = 1918 Abolition = 1983 members = oneIsle of Ely was a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, centred on the Isle of Ely in… …   Wikipedia

  • Isle of Ely — Die ehemalige Grafschaft Isle of Ely (1889 1965) Die Isle of Ely ist eine Region in Cambridgeshire, England rund um die Stadt Ely. Sie ist 963 km² groß. Geschichte Einer Legende zufolge hat sich der Held von Cambridgeshire, Hereward the Wake, in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Isle of Ely by-election, 1973 — The Isle of Ely by election, 1973 was a parliamentary by election held on 26 July 1973 for the British House of Commons constituency of Isle of Ely.The by election took place during the 1970s Liberal revival. This seat and Ripon were gained on… …   Wikipedia

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