Lerwick

[ lur-wik, ler-, ler-ik ]
/ ˈlɜr wɪk, ˈlɛr-, ˈlɛr ɪk /

noun

a city in and the administrative center of the Shetland Islands, N of Scotland.

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Lerwick
/ (ˈlɜːwɪk) /

noun

a town in Shetland, administrative centre of the island authority of Shetland, on the island of Mainland: the most northerly town in the British Isles; knitwear, oil refining. Pop: 6830 (2001)
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