The Info List - Insular Scots

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Insular is an adjective used to describe:

An island Someone who is isolated and parochial

Insular may also refer to:


1 Sub-national territories or regions 2 Periods of political isolation 3 Other uses 4 See also

Sub-national territories or regions[edit]

Insular Chile Insular region of Colombia Insular Ecuador, administratively known as Galápagos Province Insular Region (Equatorial Guinea) Insular Italy Insular Portugal, comprises the Madeira and Azores Autonomous Regions Insular Southeast Asia Insular areas of the United States

Insular Cases, a series of U.S. Supreme Court decisions in 1901, about the status of U.S. territories acquired in the Spanish–American War Bureau of Insular Affairs, a unit of the U.S. government's War Department which administered certain insular areas from 1902 to 1939 Office of Insular Affairs, a unit of the U.S. Department of the Interior that oversees federal administration of several insular areas (and the successor to the Bureau of Insular Affairs). Insular Government of the Philippine Islands, the U.S. territorial government that was established in 1901 and was dissolved in 1935

Insular Region, Venezuela

Periods of political isolation[edit]

Berlin, while isolated by the Berlin Wall, from 1961 to 1989 China, after 1422 until the 19th century Japan, during most of the Tokugawa shogunate (1603-1868), when the Seclusion laws were in place South Africa during apartheid, between 1948 and 1993

Other uses[edit]

Insular (Insulares), the term used for criollos in the former Spanish East Indies (the Philippines, the Mariana Islands, the Caroline Islands) Insular art, the style of art produced in the post-Roman history of the British Isles Insular Christianity, more commonly known as Celtic Christianity insular cortex, a part of the cerebral cortex Insular dwarfism, a form of phyletic dwarfism Insular script, a medieval script system originally used in Ireland Insular Life, a mutual life insurance company in the Philippines

See also[edit]

All pages beginning with "Insular" All pages with a title containing Insular Maritime (other)

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