Similar excavated basins occur in like positions opposite all the precipitous islands of the Inner Hebrides.
If we except the islands of the Inner Hebrides, the famine of 1846 was restricted in Scotland to the primary districts.
originally Ebudae, Haebudes, of uncertain origin. Apparently a scribal error turned -u- into -ri-. The Norse name, Suðregar, "Southern Islands," is relative to the Orkneys. Related: Hebridean.