Orkney

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Orkney

(ˈɔːknɪ) ,

Orkneys

or

Orkney Islands

pl n
(Placename) a group of over 70 islands off the N coast of Scotland, separated from the mainland by the Pentland Firth: constitutes an island authority of Scotland; low-lying and treeless; many important prehistoric remains. Administrative centre: Kirkwall. Pop: 19 310 (2003 est). Area: 974 sq km (376 sq miles).
Translations

Orkney

[ˈɔːrkni] n
the Orkneys (also the Orkney Islands) → les Orcades fpl