- See under Frisian Islands.
- a chain of islands in the North Sea, extending along the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark: includes groups belonging to the Netherlands (West Frisians) and to Germany (East Frisians) and a group divided between Germany and Denmark (North Frisians).
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Such is the present area of North-Frisians; which we shall see lies north of that of the Nordalbingians.The Ethnology of the British Islands
Robert Gordon Latham
- a chain of islands in the North Sea along the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark: separated from the mainland by shallows