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Holland-Tide

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1827), Gerald Griffin's first book is a set of regional tales consisting of a novella, ‘The Aylmers of Bally-Aylmer’, and six shorter stories such as ‘The Brown Man’, a grim narration that...

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Holland-Tide

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 39 words.

(1827), Gerald Griffin's first book is a set of regional tales consisting of a novella, ‘The Aylmers

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Holland-Tide

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1827), Gerald Griffin's first book is a set of regional tales consisting of a novella, ‘The Aylmers of Bally-Aylmer’, and six shorter stories such as ‘The Brown Man’, a grim narration that...

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storm surge

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Rise or piling-up of water during a storm, as a result of wind stresses acting on the surface of the sea and of atmospheric-pressure differences. If a storm surge occurs at the time of...

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Piracy

Kris Lane.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 4343 words.

From early colonization in the 1490s to independence in the 1820s, piracy, or larceny at or by descent from the sea, plagued Latin America. Although some native peoples such as the Caribs...

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