Lewis with Harris


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Lewis with Harris

An island of northwest Scotland. The largest and northernmost of the Outer Hebrides, it is noted for its tweeds.

Lewis with Harris

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Lewis and Harris

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(Placename) an island in the Outer Hebrides, separated from the NW coast of Scotland by the Minch: consists of Lewis in the north and Harris in the south; many lakes and peat moors; economy based chiefly on the Harris tweed industry, with some fishing. Chief town: Stornoway. Pop: 19 918 (2001). Area: 2134 sq km (824 sq miles)

Lew′is with Har′ris


n.
the northernmost island of the Outer Hebrides, in NW Scotland. 825 sq. mi. (2135 sq. km). Also called Lew′is and Har′ris.
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