from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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.
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- proper n. A group of islands in the English Channel - Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, Brecqhou, Lihou, Jethou and Burhou
- proper n. A group of islands off the coast of California
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