- 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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Historical Examples of alderney
Alderney gave four gallons a-day, ever since the calf was sent to market.The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
You never see such cream as Hannah has from the Alderney cow.Framley Parsonage
Do you know the colour of Alderney cream when it's ready to be skimmed?The Diva's Ruby
F. Marion Crawford
That's a Bible-cow, and ours is part Alderney and part Holstein.Swatty
Ellis Parker Butler
Well, just step a-here and take a peek at this fine Alderney o' mine.Dorothy at Skyrie
- 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