noun (used with a plural verb)
Examples from the Web for hebrides
Then he went to the Hebrides, where he fought some battles; and then southward to Man, where he also fought.Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second Series|William Bottrell
The Hebrides may well have been the Œstrymnides of Himilco and the Cassiterides of classical writers.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
There still remains in the Hebrides, though it is passing fast away, the custom of fosterage.
In like sort the companie of the Hebrides in old time subject vnto Ireland are another, which are said to be 43.Holinshed Chronicles, Volume I, Complete|Raphaell Holinshed
This Macdonnell came from the Hebrides at the head of a Scottish colony.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart.
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.