Talk:Samonios Islands

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Is this *here*'s Falkland Islands/Islas Mavlinas? Nik 19:43, 21 Feb 2005 (PST)

It is indeed. What I am curious about is where the name Islas Samonios comes from! IJzeren Jan 21:54, 21 Feb 2005 (PST)

Liked the echo of the falkland war. One suggestion regarding the flag. Since they seem to be little more then an oversea territory, they could (like the french colonies *there*) simply use the arvorec national flag undefaced. Whats the origin of the cross by the way ? --Marc Pasquin 06:19, 22 Feb 2005 (PST)

"Samonios" is the Gaulish etymon of "Havaen", the native name, meaning Samhain. The cross is there because the islands are mainly christian, unlike the Isles themselves. Deiniol

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