noun (used with a plural verb)
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Historical Examples of hebrides
So she went to the next shire, and liked it so well that she plunged off to London, then to the Hebrides.Quaint Courtships
The habitations of men in the Hebrides may be distinguished into huts and houses.
The Isle of Mull is perhaps in extent the third of the Hebrides.
"Cyniver" has been borrowed from Wales, and the "dumb-cake" from the Hebrides.The Book of Hallowe'en
Ruth Edna Kelley
It is now firmly entrenched on both the Orkneys and the Hebrides.Greener Than You Think
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.