Outer Hebrides


noun (used with a plural verb)

See under Hebrides.

Definition for outer hebrides (2 of 2)

Hebrides

[ heb-ri-deez ]
/ ˈhɛb rɪˌdiz /

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 2900 sq. mi. (7500 sq. km).

Also called Western Islands.

Related forms

Heb·ri·de·an, He·brid·i·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for outer hebrides (1 of 2)

Outer Hebrides

pl n


British Dictionary definitions for outer hebrides (2 of 2)

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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