Hebrides

geographical name
Heb·​ri·​des | \ ˈhe-brə-ˌdēz How to pronounce Hebrides (audio) \

Definition of Hebrides

islands of western Scotland in the Atlantic, divided by Little Minch Strait into the Inner Hebrides (near the mainland) and the Outer Hebrides (to the northwest) area 2900 square miles (7540 square kilometers), population 30,660 — see lewis with harris, western isles

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Hebridean \ ˌhe-​brə-​ˈdē-​ən How to pronounce Hebridean (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Hebrides.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hebrides. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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