Outer Hebrides

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Outer Hebrides

Outer Hebrides

pl n
(Placename) See Hebrides

Heb•ri•des

(ˈhɛb rɪˌdiz)

n.pl.
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 Isles.
Heb`ri•de′an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Outer Hebrides - a 130-mile long archipelago to the northwest of ScotlandOuter Hebrides - a 130-mile long archipelago to the northwest of Scotland
Hebridean Islands, Hebridean Isles, Hebrides, Western Islands, Western Isles - a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
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Äußere Hebriden
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Contract Award Notice: This requirement relates to bus services in Uist in na h-Eileanan an Iar (the Outer Hebrides) Scotland, United Kingdom.
THA an t-seirbheis adhair dhan na h-Eileanan an Iar aig ire 's nach gabh earbsa a chur innte, agus tha thide ann rannsachadh oifigeil a dheanamh air a' chuis.
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, in the Scottish Western Isles, claimed the lowest amount in Britain at pounds 20.
The Scottish seat of Na h-Eileanan an Iar, covering the Outer Hebrides, had just 21,000 voters at last year's general election while the Isle of Wight had 110,000.
Political editor Brian Taylor and I spent a lot of time practising how to say the constituency of Na h-Eileanan an Iar, which had recently changed its name from the Western Isles.
Mr McNeil, Member for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, said it was designed to provide "a route out of the mire" and to close down loopholes which allow corruption in the honours system.
The outrage over plans for wind farms in the Hebrides was a big factor in Labour ex-Minister Calum Macdonald's loss of Na H-Eileanan An Iar.
Helicopters flying in the ballot boxes give Na h-Eileanan an Iar - formerly Scotland's Western Isles - a surprise early declaration slot about midnight.