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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.
Many of us who grew up in the British Isles hold these beautiful original folk melodies very close to our hearts and have (in this reviewer's case) performed them in their original format and also in the many arrangements that exist.
Olympic bronze medallist Tom, a Glasgow 2014 ambassador, said: "Carrying the baton was a massive responsibility and it was a massive honour to carry it on to the British Isles.
It is the most southerly island of the British Isles and lies just 14 miles off the coast of northern France.
According to the Tree Register of the British Isles (Trobi), the tree was 124 years old.
In her new role, Ms Maeter will be based in London and will be responsible for oversight of RBC Wealth Management's discretionary and advisory investments platforms in the British Isles.
The spokesman said: "About 20 passengers from a domestic EU flight were wrongly directed to follow an internal flight from the British Isles.
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.
This collection of twenty-five essays is in effect a replacement of Peter Trudgill's Language in the British Isles first published in 1984.
Arrangements are well in hand for the British Isles Championships and International Series, which is to be held at the Thornaby Indoor Bowls Club early in March.

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