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  • proper n. The Falkland Islands.

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Examples

  • The latest row erupted as the prime minister threw Argentina's rhetoric back at Buenos Aires which refers to the Falkland Islands as Las Malvinas.

    Argentina hits back at David Cameron over colonialism jibe

  • Also referred to as the Falkland Island's flying devils, these winged troublemakers gave a National Geographic crew more than the ideal footage as they disassembled their tent, stole their food, and even scattered about their toilet paper like a mischievous group of ornery toddlers.

    Johnny Rook Birds, Striated Caracara, Ravage National Geographic Crew's Campsite (VIDEO)

  • The chart of Falkland's that accompanies my narrative, was laid down from the journals and drawings of Captain Macbride, who was dispatched thither after my return, and circumnavigated the whole coast: The two principal islands were probably called Falkland's Islands by Strong, about the year 1689, as he is known to have given the name of Falkland's Sound to part of the strait which divides them.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 12 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time

  • Mark my words there will be an oilfield in the South Atlantic I love the idea of Falkland Islanders becoming oil millionaires a la Oklahoma or the Gulf ... there would be FIs ringing up the Dorchester asking if there would be room in their suite for a sheep.

    Army Rumour Service

  • "Falkland," which follows, is less purely literary, but yet closely connected with literature.

    Matthew Arnold

  • A sufficient answer to such quips and cranks will be found, we believe, within the same covers with Mr. Arnold's "Falkland," in the shape of an article on the Pulpit, by Mr. Baldwin Brown, which in tone and culture appears to us a fit companion for any other paper in the journal.

    Lectures and Essays

  • Those who read the tale of "Falkland" eight-and-forty years ago 'have long survived the age when character is influenced by the literature of sentiment.

    Falkland, Complete

  • It was not for Emily Mandeville to love such as Falkland without feeling that from that moment a separate and selfish existence had ceased to be.

    Falkland, Complete

  • With the consent of the author's son, "Falkland" is included in the present edition of his collected works.

    Falkland, Complete

  • It is because the morality of it was condemned by his experienced judgment, that the author of "Falkland" deliberately omitted it from each of the numerous reprints of his novels and romances which were published in

    Falkland, Complete

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