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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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In this role, Vibert will be based in Jersey with responsibilities for driving and ensuring the continuing success of the Private Client Wealth Management (Offshore) and British Isles Banking teams.
Swansea had the highest infant death rate in Wales at 142 per 1,000 live births, which was the 11th-highest rate in the British Isles.
John Carter's new book, From the British Isles contains nine traditional melodies for solo piano.
THE Games baton is back in the British isles as its epic journey back home to Scotland continues.
Intended for students or actors needing to master any of the suite of accents currently in use in the British Isles, this is the first volume of the new series Teach Yourself Accents.
A home for many financial companies and a popular tourist destination, the Channel Island of Jersey has been described as one of the safest places in the British Isles.
The Tree Register of the British Isles (TROBI) which keeps records of champion trees in the British Isles listed the two trees as joint champions.
A wave of flu has struck the British Isles over the past several months, with more than 50 people dead from the illness since October.
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?
So they decided to organise a British Isles themed day to give all the school's 200 pupils the chance to to learn about England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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