islands council

noun

(in Scotland since 1975) any of the three divisions (Orkney, Shetland, and the Western Isles) into which the Scottish islands are divided for purposes of local governmentSee also region (def. 6)

Nearby words

  1. island of the sun,
  2. island universe,
  3. island-hop,
  4. islander,
  5. islands,
  6. islands of langerhans,
  7. islands of the blessed,
  8. islas canarias,
  9. islay,
  10. isle

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