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Outer Hebrides

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Outer Hebrides

pl n
(Placename) See Hebrides
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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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"I have shared the information from Norconsult with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and the Scottish Government and I hope this is something they will seriously consider."
Local authority Comhairle nan Eilean Siar denied identifying a rise in vulnerable pupils which could be linked to the suicides, but admitted: "Some vulnerable young people are experiencing difficulties."
Dr Allan on Thursday met with the Scottish Government Minister with responsibility for ferries, Paul Wheelhouse, and representatives from council Comhairle nan Eilean Siar to discuss capacity issues with ferries serving the Outer Hebrides.
In a letter signed by Allan MacColl of the Outer Isles Presbytery, the church urged Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) to deny permission for any public gatherings "which promote the homosexual lifestyle".
Western Isles Council, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, issued Ms Noble with an animal care notice last year, saying alterations were required to door widths and roof space in order to keep the pony indoors.
Planning permission to erect community turbines has already been granted by the local authority, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, but the companies had feared they would not be allowed to connect to the National Grid until a new sub sea cable linked the Western Isles to the mainland in 2014.
From Monday, Loganair will operate two weekly return flights every weekday between Stornoway and Benbecula in conjunction with the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.