Alderney


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Alderney

(ôl`dərnē), Fr. Aurigny (ōrēnyē`), anc. Riduna, island (1991 pop. 2,297), c.3 sq mi (7.7 sq km), in the English Channel, northernmost of the larger Channel Islands. It is separated from the French coast and from the other islands by swift tidal races. The soil is fertile and well cultivated about St. Anne, the principal town; the island's main crops are potatoes and grains. Tourism is important, as is dairy farming.

Alderney

1. one of the Channel Islands, in the English Channel: separated from the French coast by a dangerous tidal channel (the Race of Alderney). Pop.: 2294 (2001). Area: 8 sq. km (3 sq. miles)
2. an early, but now extinct, breed of dairy cattle originating from the island of Alderney
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