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British Isles:

see Great BritainGreat Britain,
officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy (2011 pop. 63,181,775), 94,226 sq mi (244,044 sq km), on the British Isles, off W Europe. The country is often referred to simply as Britain.
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; IrelandIreland,
Irish Eire [to it are related the poetic Erin and perhaps the Latin Hibernia], island, 32,598 sq mi (84,429 sq km), second largest of the British Isles.
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They danced, made biscuits with patriotic icing designs, learned about the Union flag and the Royal Family and found out about the geography of the British Isles.
Increasing competition is seen as a serious threat to business growth in the offshore British Isles
Of course the reality is that Ireland is part of the geographical British Isles, and that men who beat their wives are insecure bullies who care little about the wording of church hymns.
The Folens world atlas has a 31-page section with maps and information about Ireland under the heading of the British Isles.
The International Series is preceded by the British Isles Championships, when the current champions of each of the four home countries, as well as the Channel Isles, play off in a series of knockout games in an attempt to win the British Isles title.
Goodbye To The Vikings: Re-reading Early Medieval Archaeology" by Richard Hodges (Director of the Institute of World Archaeology, School of World Art Studies, University of East Anglia, and Scientific Director of the Butrint Foundation) presents an informed and informative reevaluation of what archaeology has to tell us about the daily life and communities of the Norsemen and their impact on the Europe from the British Isles to the Balkans.
She also studied abroad in Honduras, then enrolled in courses focusing on politics of the European Integration and the British Isles at Scotland's Stirling University.
RBC Wealth Management, a part of Royal Bank of Canada (LSE: RY) (TSX: RY), has said that it has named Tracy Maeter as head of Investments, British Isles.
The passengers were mistakenly directed through UK immigration, for passengers arriving from the British Isles, where passport checks are not necessary.
That places bagpipes in the British Isles during the 1300s--unless you want to allege that the Highland Society of London revised Chaucer too?
According to the Tree Register of the British Isles (Trobi), the tree was 124 years old.

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