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Western Isles

geographical name

Definition of Western Isles

  1. 1 or Scottish Eilean Siar play \ˈe-lən-ˈshē(-ə)r\ the Outer Hebrides, constituting an administrative area of W Scotland ∗ Stornoway area 1120 square miles (2912 square kilometers), pop 29,410

  2. 2 —used unofficially of the entire Hebrides group

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