[ awl-der-nee ]
/ ˈɔl dər ni /
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one of the Channel Islands in the English Channel. 3 sq. mi. (8 sq. km).
any of several breeds of cattle raised originally in the Channel Islands, as the Jersey or Guernsey.
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Words nearby Alderney
alderfly, alder flycatcher, alderman, aldermanry, Aldermaston, Alderney, alderperson, Aldershot, alderwoman, al desko, aldicarb
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How to use Alderney in a sentence
The bird-stuffer in Alderney had some wings of Nightjars nailed up behind his door which had been shot in that Island by himself.
Probably a few yet remain in both Alderney and Sark, though they certainly are not at all numerous in either island.
In Alderney, I am told, it has one small station on the mainland on the side nearest the French coast.
She took a bucket and the stool and walked away a few paces, the Alderney following.The Master-Knot of Human Fate|Ellis Meredith
Well, just step a-here and take a peek at this fine Alderney o' mine.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
British Dictionary definitions for Alderney
/ (ˈɔːldənɪ) /
one of the Channel Islands, in the English Channel: separated from the French coast by a dangerous tidal channel (the Race of Alderney). Pop: 2294 (2001). Area: 8 sq km (3 sq miles)French name: Aurigny
an early, but now extinct, breed of dairy cattle originating from the island of Alderney
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