or Scil·ly Is·lands
[ sil-ee ahylz or sil-ee ahy-luh ndz ]
/ ˈsɪl i ˈaɪlz or ˈsɪl i ˈaɪ ləndz /
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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Scilly Islands Scillies (ˈsɪlɪz)
/ (ˈsɪlɪ) /
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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