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  • proper n. An island in the southern Atlantic Ocean, part of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, a British-owned territory.

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Examples

  • She called the South Georgia native an advocate for faculty and students.

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  • Also on the high end is a 24-night study cruise of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and a nearby island called South Georgia for around $14,000 per person.

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  • I've been in town for nine years, and even before that, I was playing the bar band scene in South Georgia for a long time.

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  • Argentina increased its claims of sovereignty over the Falklands, as well as South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, following the start of oil and gas exploration last year by London-listed oil-and-gas exploration companies Falkland Oil & Gas Ltd., Rockhopper Exploration PLC, and Desire Petroleum PLC.

    Mercosur to Block Ports to Falklands Ships

  • In February 2010, Argentina began requiring ships sailing to or from the Falkland, South Georgia and South Sandwich islands to seek permission if they want to travel through Argentine waters.

    Mercosur to Block Ports to Falklands Ships

  • But on the mainland, the conviction that the Falkland and nearby South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands are rightfully Argentine is universally agreed upon.

    Argentina Blasts Prince William Falklands Tour

  • A waterskiing elephant whose unique talent garnered her international fame in the late 1950s and early 1960s has died in the sourthern US.Queenie was put to sleep earlier this week at the age of 59 after her health deteriorated, according to the theme park in South Georgia where she spent her retirement from performing.

    Queenie, the water-skiing elephant, dies

  • Since 1929, Vandy Boyd and his family have been serving some of South Georgia's best chopped pork at Vandy's Barbecue .

    Drive-Through Vacations

  • A century ago it would have been tough for anyone visiting South Georgia, a frigid British-administered island in the South Atlantic, to distinguish a whale scientist from an actual whaler.

    The Cetacean Century

  • Donna Buie Beall is a freelance writer and adjunct English professor at Brewton-Parker College in South Georgia.

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