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  • proper n. An island in the Irish Sea, a British Crown dependency that is part of the British Isles but not of the United Kingdom.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

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Examples

  • The move puts the Isle of Man, which is a self-governing dependency in the Irish Sea, "at the forefront of international tax cooperation and transparency," the government said in a statement.

    Isle of Man Plans to End

  • These offices are in places like the Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, and places that aren't even countries, like a place called the Isle of Man and a place called Guernsey.

    CNN Transcript May 4, 2009

  • Ireland; the Isle of Man, which is a favourite watering-place for the

    Rides on Railways

  • - Zoe Gillings, 24, from the Isle of Man is the UK's no. 1 snowboarder and 5th in the world in freestyle snowboarding.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • The Isle of Man is the perfect jurisdiction for Equiom to operate our superyacht management services with its highly respected and proactive Ship Registry and advantageous taxation regime.

    PR Leap - Recent News Releases

  • 'Crewmann utilises a bespoke software system developed for us by i-Bos on the Isle of Man, which is based on the Cello Contractor Support System.

    PR Leap - Recent News Releases

  • It said all players' deposits are "completely safe," as licensing laws in the Isle of Man, where it is based, require funds to be held in accounts that are segregated from the company's assets.

    Two Online Gambling Companies Allowed to Use Domain Name

  • Lexicon63 Strand Street, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 2RL, 01624 673004, Established in 1936, Lexicon is the oldest bookshop on the Isle of Man and you'll never find one like it anywhere else.

    Independent bookshops in north-west England

  • Liberal Democrat-backed plans to raise capital gains tax (CGT) from 18% to 40% have sparked protests from the City, which fears it could lose out to Switzerland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

    Plans to raise capital gains tax anger City

  • He currently lives on the quiet British tax haven of the Isle of Man and has two children with his first wife.

    A Billionaire's Pact With God

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