Wight, Isle of
geographical name island S England in English Channel capital Newport area 152 square miles (394 square kilometers) population 126,600

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  • Wight,Isle of — Wight (wīt), Isle of An island in the English Channel off south central England. It is a popular resort area and yachting center. Queen Victoria often stayed at the Osborne House near Cowes. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wight, Isle of — Island and unitary authority (pop., 2001: 132,719), part of the historic county of Hampshire, in the English Channel off the southern coast of England. Separated from mainland Hampshire by the Solent, the island has an area of 147 sq mi (381 sq… …   Universalium

  • Wight, Isle of — see Isle of Wight …   Useful english dictionary

  • WIGHT, ISLE OF —    an island in the S. of England, included in Hampshire, from which it is separated by the channel of the SOLENT (q.v.); it is of triangular shape, is 23 m. of utmost length, and about 14 m. of utmost breadth; it is traversed by a range of chalk …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Wight, Isle of — isl. off the S coast of England; 147 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Isle of wight — Basisdaten Status Unitary Authority Zeremonielle Grafschaft Region South East England …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Isle of Wight — Infobox England county name = Isle of Wight motto = All this beauty is of God status = Ceremonial Non metropolitan/Unitary county origin = region = South East England arearank = Ranked 46th area km2 = 380 adminarearank = adminarea km2 = adminhq …   Wikipedia

  • Isle of Wight (фестиваль) — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Isle of Wight. Isle of Wight Место проведения Сиклоуз Парк Остров Уайт …   Википедия

  • Isle of Wight official football team — Infobox National football team Name = Isle of Wight Badge = Isle of Wight FA.gif FIFA Trigramme = Elo Rank = Nickname = Association = Isle of Wight Football Association Coach = Most caps = Top scorer = Home Stadium = St Georges Park, Newport… …   Wikipedia

  • Isle of Wight (альбом) — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Isle of Wight. Isle of Wight …   Википедия

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