A group of British islands in the English Channel off the coast of northern France. Settled by Norse mariners, the islands became part of the duchy of Normandy in the tenth century and passed to England with the Norman Conquest of 1066.
A chain of islands and islets off southern California in the Pacific Ocean. The islands are separated from the mainland by the Santa Barbara Channel in the north and the San Pedro Channel in the south.
(place) Group of islands in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy: British crown dependencies with internal self-government: 75 sq mi (194 sq km)
In the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands courts Christian have now jurisdiction substantially as in England.
Table XIII., in which the totals for the United Kingdom include those for the Channel Islands and Isle of Man, illustrates the preponderance of the sheep-breeding industry in the drier climate of Great Britain, and of the cattle-breeding industry in the more humid atmosphere of Ireland.
Animals from the Channel Islands may be landed at Southampton.
In the summer he took a voyage to the Channel Islands and Devonshire; and even this was not his latest excursion from home, for in July 1892 he went up for a visit to London.