Orkney Islands

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geographical name Ork·ney Islands \ˈȯrk-nē\

Definition of Orkney Islands

  1. islands of northern Scotland constituting an administrative area; capital Kirkwall (on Mainland Island) area 376 square miles (978 square kilometers), population 19,570

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