Hebridean Islands

noun
a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
Derivationally related forms: ↑Hebridean (for: ↑Hebrides)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago
Part Holonyms: ↑Scotland
Part Meronyms: ↑Inner Hebrides, ↑Outer Hebrides

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  • Hebridean Islands — n. group of islands off the western and northwest coast of Scotland …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hebridean Isles — noun a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland • Syn: ↑Hebrides, ↑Hebridean Islands, ↑Western Islands, ↑Western Isles • Derivationally related forms: ↑Hebridean (for: ↑Hebrid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hebridean — He*brid e*an, Hebridian He*brid i*an, a. Of or pertaining to the islands called Hebrides, west of Scotland. n. A native or inhabitant of the Hebrides. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hebridean mythology and folklore — The Inner and Outer Hebrides off the western coast of Scotland are made up of a great number of large and small islands. These isolated and mostly uninhabited islands are the source of a number of Hebridean myths and legends. It is a part of… …   Wikipedia

  • Western Islands — noun a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland • Syn: ↑Hebrides, ↑Hebridean Islands, ↑Hebridean Isles, ↑Western Isles • Derivationally related forms: ↑Hebridean (for: ↑Hebride …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Hebrides — The Hebrides (PronEng|ˈhɛbrɨˌdiːz HEB ri deez , Gaelic: Innse Gall ) comprise a widespread and diverse archipelago off the west coast of Scotland. There are two main groups, the Inner and Outer Hebrides. These islands have a long history of… …   Wikipedia

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