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  • proper n. An archipelago off the coast of Cornwall in south-west England.

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

  • n. an archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English Channel; formerly a haven for smugglers and pirates


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  • The story line is action-packed and St. Mary’s the biggest island in the Isles of Scilly is a fabulous location that brings the only freshness to an otherwise well written fine but typical werewolf romance plot.

    Seducing the Moon-Sherrill Quinn « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

  • CJ MumfordHugh Street, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly TR21 0LL, 01720 422438St Mary's is a tiny island and this fittingly minuscule shop is both its only bookshop and the sole newsagent in town, which makes it one of the busiest bits of Scilly.

    Independent bookshops in south-west of the UK

  • At the other end of the country, the Isle of Wight scored highest for sunshine, while the Isles of Scilly, Teesdale and Wear Valley in County Durham were top for GCSE results.

    South Cambridgeshire tops quality of life survey

  • Much of the sea around the Isle of Wight and the Isles of Scilly , major estuaries and islets off the east coast, as well as reefs, trenches, sandbars and remote places seldom seen by humans, are included in a list of 127 sea areas that have been proposed as new nature reserves.

    127 areas to be proposed as English marine conservation zones

  • TemperaturesThe mean maximum temperature in February ranged from 10.9C at both St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, and Exeter airport, Devon, to 4.9C at Dalwhinnie, Inverness-shire.

    The weather in February

  • A few weeks later, Kate was noticeably absent when William sounded an airhorn at Falmouth Harbor to welcome their friend Oliver Hicks home after the bearded adventurer had rowed solo from North America to the Isles of Scilly.

    William and Kate

  • The Gross Value Added for the planning region in 2008 was 9% of the UK total, but the GVA per head is 10% below the overall figure for England, and in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly it is 38% lower.

    We are still a nation divided by shameful economic injustice | The big issue

  • Levy, best known for his film Bananaz about the pop group Gorillaz, said he got into birds quite recently following a holiday on the Isles of Scilly with his wife.

    Ghosts of Gone Birds: exhibition enlists artists to save endangered species

  • Mr. George, Liberal Democrat lawmaker for St. Ives and the Isles of Scilly, said his call for an investigation into the VAT rise was intended to encourage open debate.

    VAT Tests U.K. Coalition

  • He became an accomplished navigator, skippering his beloved boat, Spellbound, around Wales and the Isles of Scilly, with family members as crew.

    Martin Beales obituary


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