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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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Anns na h-Eileanan an Iar 's e tha a dhith ach leirlaghadh airson seann charaichean.
More than 60 per cent of connections in Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Argyll and Bute and Orkney and Shetland also failed to reach download speeds of 10 mbps.
Orkney and Shetland, and Na h-Eileanan an Iar (the Western Isles) are exempt from the quota rule.
The Scottish constituencies of Na h-Eileanan an Iar (the Western Isles) and Orkney and Shetland are protected by law, so have not been subject to the review despite their electorate of 21,780 and 32,181 respectively.
It is not fair that the Isle of Wight has one MP to share between 110,924 electors while Na h-Eileanan an Iar in the Western Isles of Scotland shares an MP between only 21,837 (2010 figures).
The MP is alleged to have had an affair with Westminster journalist Serena Cowdy, who was previously said to have been involved with Angus MacNeil, who represents Na h-Eileanan an Iar in Parliament.
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, in the Scottish Western Isles, claimed the lowest amount in Britain at pounds 20.
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.
However, the Isle of Wight in England and Orkney and Shetland and Na h-Eileanan an Iar in Scotland are not included in this, Rhun ap Iorwerth said: "Ynys Mon has existed as an unit since the thirteenth century, and it is cherished.
Contract Award Notice: This requirement relates to bus services in Uist in na h-Eileanan an Iar (the Outer Hebrides) Scotland, United Kingdom.
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.