Orkney Islands

geographical name Ork·ney Islands \ ˈȯrk-nē \

Definition of Orkney Islands

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

Orkneyan

play \ˈȯrk-nē-ən, ȯrk-ˈ\ adjective or noun

South Orkney Islands

geographical name

Definition of South Orkney Islands

islands in the South Atlantic southeast of the Falkland Islands; part of the British Antarctic Territory area 240 square miles (622 square kilometers)
Note: The largest of the South Orkney Islands is named Coronation Island.

Orkney skiff

noun

Definition of Orkney skiff

: a beamy clinker-built fishing skiff used off the Orkney islands of Scotland

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