Hebrides

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɛbrɪdiːz/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(hebri dēz′)


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Heb•ri•des  (hebri dēz′),USA pronunciation n. (used with a pl. v.)
  1. Place Namesa group of islands(Inner Hebrides and Outer Hebrides) off the W coast of and belonging to Scotland. 29,615;
    ab. 2900 sq. mi. (7500 sq. km). Also called  Western Islands. 
Heb′ri•dean, He•bridi•an, adj. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Hebrides /ˈhɛbrɪˌdiːz/ pl n
  1. the Hebridesa 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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