Scilly Isles

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Scilly Isles

(ˈsɪlɪ) or

Scilly Islands



pl n
(Placename) a group of about 140 small islands (only five inhabited) off the extreme SW coast of England: tourist centre. Capital: Hugh Town. Pop: 2100 (2003 est). Area: 16 sq km (6 sq miles)

Scil′ly Isles′

(ˈsɪl i)
a group of about 140 small islands, SW of Land's End, England. 2428; 6 sq. mi. (16 sq. km)
Also called Scil′ly Is′lands.

Scilly Isles

[ˈsɪliaɪlz] Scillies [ˈsɪliz] npl
the Scilly Isles → les Sorlingues fpl, les îles fpl Scilly

Scilly Isles

[ˈsɪlɪˌaɪlz] npl the Scilly Isles, the Scilliesle isole fpl Scilly
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Sailing from Liverpool on MV Azores Departs Aug 2015 Stornoway, in the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis, pretty Tobermory on Mull and the exquisite Scilly Isles are amongst the highlights of this hugely popular voyage that also includes the gateway to the Highlands Invergordon, and the picturesque impressionists' retreat Norman Honfleur.
These improvements will not only make it easier for those living on the islands to get about, but will also benefit those visiting the Scilly Isles, which is very important for the local economy.
OSCAR Whisky already has a couple of Grade One wins from his days as a high-class hurdler but he was required to dig pretty deep in order to earn his first over fences in the Betfred TV Scilly Isles Novices' Chase at Sandown.
Ferry services in Plymouth, Penzance and the Scilly Isles were cancelled for both days with gusts of wind expected to reach 80mph.
The RSPB's Helen Moncrieff, 37, who is based on Shetland, said: "There was a white puffin off the Scilly Isles a couple of years ago but I don't think I remember one here in my lifetime.
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