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Hebrides

[ heb-ri-deez ]
/ ˈhɛb rɪˌdiz /
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noun (used with a plural verb)

a group of islands (Inner Hebrides and Outer Hebrides ) off the W coast of and belonging to Scotland. About 2,900 sq. mi. (7,500 sq. km).

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Also called Western Islands.
Heb·ri·de·an, He·brid·i·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Hebrides

Hebrides
/ (ˈhɛbrɪˌdiːz) /

pl n

the Hebrides a group of over 500 islands off the W coast of Scotland: separated by the North Minch, Little Minch, and the Sea of the Hebrides: the chief islands are Skye, Raasay, Rum, Eigg, Coll, Tiree, Mull, Jura, Colonsay, and Islay (Inner Hebrides), and Lewis with Harris, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist, and Barra (Outer Hebrides)Also known as: the Western Isles
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