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Scilly Isles

[ sil-ee ahylz ]
/ ˈsɪl i ˈaɪlz /
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plural noun
a group of about 140 small islands, SW of Land's End, England. 6½ sq. mi. (17 sq. km) Capital: Hugh Town.
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Also Scil·ly Is·lands [sil-ee ahy-luhndz] /ˈsɪl i ˈaɪ ləndz/ .

OTHER WORDS FROM Scilly Isles

Scil·lo·ni·an [si-loh-nee-uhn], /sɪˈloʊ ni ən/, adjective, noun
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Scilly Isles

Scilly Islands Scillies (ˈsɪlɪz)

/ (ˈsɪlɪ) /

pl n
a group of about 140 small islands (only five inhabited) off the extreme SW coast of England: tourist centre. Capital: Hugh Town. Pop: 2100 (2003 est). Area: 16 sq km (6 sq miles)
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