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British Isles:

see Great BritainGreat Britain,
officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy (2015 est. pop. 65,397,000), 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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If you have any information about ethnoveterinary medicines, feed supplements or other information relating to plants/fungi and animal health from the British Isles, please email or write to William Milliken, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, RH17 6TN.
During the 1580s, the British Isles and Ireland tested the self-proclaimed adaptability and flexibility of the new Society of Jesus, says McCoog, and describes how the three separate missions-Ireland, England, and Scotland,-were opposed and supported by various factions within and beyond the archipelago before the Jesuits were suppressed there.
"Castles, Carols and Cathedrals" features holiday songs from the British Isles, traditional Christmas carols, and modern Christmas music.
The tour, The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places, which is also the title of his new book, started earlier this month, and he will head to his home city on Saturday, November 17.
The 51 year-old, appointed as President of the National Trust in Scotland in 2017, will be taking in 39 theatres along the way and heading home to Edinburgh, Stirling, Inverness and Glasgow with The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places.
CRUISE THE BRITISH ISLES TO CELEBRATE Plan a Cruise Month, Voyages to Antiquity ( is offering holidaymakers the chance to save up to PS910 per cabin on its new for 2018 no-fly cruise around The British Isles.
With so much of Australia and New Zealand's ancestry connected to transoceanic voyages from Great Britain, John Blake's book Sea Charts of the British Isles should hold particular interest for any maritime history buff.
Strong winds, heavy rain, snow and ice were forecast in some areas on Friday as the extreme weather continues to batter the British Isles.
Choose from a range of itineraries including around the British Isles and Ireland, Scandinavia, Iceland, Russia and the Baltics, leaving from various UK ports.