Greater Hebrides

Collective name for the islands off the west coast of Scotland, divided into the Inner Hebrides and the Outer Hebrides.

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  • Hebrides — Hebridean, Hebridian, adj. /heb ri deez /, n. (used with a pl. v.) a 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. * * * or… …   Universalium

  • 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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  • The Hebrides — noun short collective name for Greater Hebrides the islands off the west coast of Scotland, divided into the Inner Hebrides and the Outer Hebrides …   Wiktionary

  • Outer Hebrides — Eilean Siar and Western Isles redirect here. The term Na h Eileanan Siar (Western Isles), which redirects here, can also refer to the whole of the Hebrides. For the Scottish Parliament constituency, see Western Isles (Scottish Parliament… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Outer Hebrides — The Hebrides were settled early on in the settlement of the British Isles, perhaps as early as the Mesolithic era, around 8500 8250 BC, after the climatic conditions improved enough to sustain human settlement. There are examples of structures… …   Wikipedia

  • New Hebrides — Condominium Condominium des Nouvelles Hébrides 1906–1980 …   Wikipedia

  • Flora and fauna of the Outer Hebrides — The Hebrides (Outer Hebrides in orange) The flora and fauna of the Outer Hebrides in north west Scotland comprises a unique and diverse ecosystem. A long archipelago, set on the eastern shores of the Atlantic Ocean, it attracts a wide variety of… …   Wikipedia

  • Scotland — /skot leuhnd/, n. a division of the United Kingdom in the N part of Great Britain. 5,205,000; 30,412 sq. mi. (78,772 sq. km). Cap.: Edinburgh. * * * I Northernmost country of the United Kingdom. Area: 30,421 sq mi (78,789 sq km). Population… …   Universalium

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