Devil's Island


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Devil’s Island

former French penal colony off French Guiana. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 754]

Devil’s Island

Guiana island penal colony (1852–1938); Alfred Dreyfus among famous prisoners there. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 754]
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Braemar's 14-night Amazon River Adventure fly-cruise from Manchester and Gatwick on February 4 out of Bridgetown, Barbados, for Brazil and Devil's Island.
For budding golfers, there's mini golf at Devil's Island.
mac) *** King of Devil's Island (12A) Based on real early 20th century events, a new arrival at a Norwegian island youth remand centre heads an uprising against the repressive, brutal regime run by Stellan Skarsg.
King of Devil's Island - King of Devil's Island (Norwegian: Kongen av Bastoy) is a 2010 Norwegian film directed by Marius Holst.
before being shipped off to serve a life sentence on Devil's Island.
Then he was shipped off without notice to his family to serve a life sentence of solitary confinement on Devil's Island, a craggy little slice of hell off the coast of French Guiana in South America.
Devil's Island" tells the story of Mary Whitney as she explores an abandoned island with the caution-inducing name of Devil's Island.
But even if you sent O'Regan to Devil's Island for 20 years it wouldn't prevent some other ninny repeating the offence.
At age 45, he saved a landlady's unjustly imprisoned son by journeying to Devil's Island, the penal colony made famous by Dustin Hoffman's screen portrayal in Papillon.
Three escaped convicts from Devil's Island may not be the sort of guardian angels you want dropping in for the Christmas holidays--especially if one of them keeps misplacing his pet viper.
hominivorax was first found to be infesting people in the penal colony of Devil's Island in French Guiana in 1858.
The execution, called Devil's Island, hit screens for the first time yesterday (Friday) and shows a prisoner going to great lengths to enjoy a bottle of Stella.