an island in the W Northwest Territories, in NW Canada. 24,600 sq. mi. (63,700 sq. km).
I felt that our Banks Island scholars must be removed, and that at once lest they should die.
Life of John Coleridge Patteson Charlotte M. Yonge
On the Banks Island these prohibitions are very severe and painfully exact.
Totem and Taboo Sigmund Freud
Two of her brothers from Banks Island were staying with her at the time, and one was killed, but the other managed to escape.
Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2) John MacGillivray
an island of N Canada, in the Northwest Territories: the westernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago. Area: about 67 340 sq km (26 000 sq miles)
an island of W Canada, off British Columbia. Length: about 72 km (45 miles)
any Australian shrub or tree of the genus Banksia, having alternate leaves and dense, cylindrical flower heads. Contemporary Examples There are banksia bushes with their sawtooth-edge leaves and dried seed cones like multiple jabbering mouths. Robert Hughes: A Fierce Critic and Powerful Voice Now Silenced Simon Schama August 9, 2012 Historical Examples It was smothered […]
- Banksia rose
a climbing rose, Rosa banksiae, native to China, having long, serrated leaves and white or yellow flowers.
noun a crane driver’s helper, who signals instructions to the driver for the movement of the crane and its jib Historical Examples Next morning, a banksman, who acted as personal attendant on Hugh Ritson, brought him his breakfast. A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine Van Dyck told our part in the happenings briefly, and […]
a city in SE Australia, a suburb of Sydney.