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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Isle ofMan An island of Great Britain in the Irish Sea off the northwest coast of England. Occupied in the 9th century by Vikings, it passed from Norway to Scotland in 1266 and to the earls of Salisbury and of Derby in the 14th century. Parliament purchased the island in 1765, and it remains an autonomous possession of the British crown.

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  • proper n. The genus Homo.
  • proper n. Humankind in general.
  • proper n. The Isle of Man
  • proper n. Abbreviation of Manitoba.

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