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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