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Inner Hebrides

pl n
(Placename) See Hebrides


(ˈhɛb rɪˌdiz)
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.Inner Hebrides - islands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland
Hebridean Islands, Hebridean Isles, Hebrides, Western Islands, Western Isles - a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
Isle of Skye - an island of northwestern Scotland noted for its rugged mountain scenery
Islay - an island of western Scotland at the southern end of the Inner Hebrides
Mull - an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides
Staffa - an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides to the west of Mull; site of Fingal's Cave
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The school's parent council want to find the right applicant to settle in to life on the Inner Hebridean island, population 130.
The company has submitted a detailed planning application to Argyll and Bute Council for a project that would lead to the re-opening of Port Ellen Distillery, on the Inner Hebridean island of Islay.
Yesterday, a special ceremony was held on the Inner Hebridean island.
Many of his summers were spent on the inner Hebridean island of Iona, renowned for its tranquility and natural environment, and his approach is believed to be heavily influenced by the tradition of the Scottish colourists.
They are found in: Wales, including Anglesey; the Isle of Wight, mainland England and Scotland, including some of the Inner Hebridean Islands.
He has been English champion for five of the last six years; savoured success at the World Alternative Games in Llanwrtyd Wells; captured both the French and Welsh Open and savoured glory at the world championships in Easdale, an Inner Hebridean slate island.
Mull is the most easily accessible of the Inner Hebridean islands, and home to the pastel-coloured town that inspired the children's TV series.
The next event starts on Saturday, on the remote Inner Hebridean island of Tiree, a four-hour ferry crossing from the west coast of Scotland.
The race then headed to the Inner Hebridean islands to Fort William and Ben Nevis.
One of the Inner Hebridean Islands lying off the northwest coast of the country, Islay hosts just fewer than 10 active distilleries and is known for producing some of the world's finest single malt scotches.