Outer Hebrides


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Outer Hebrides

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Outer Hebrides

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(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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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A travel scheme to help people using recovery services is being piloted by the Outer Hebrides Alcohol and Drug Partnership (OHADP).
St Kilda, the remote cluster of islands lying more than 40 miles off the coast of the Outer Hebrides, have been named one of the most beautiful places in Europe by one of the world's leading travel bibles.
The gin's heart and soul lies on the island of Harris on the west coast of Scotland in the Outer Hebrides.
Megan will fly to Glasgow and then on to Barra to begin her epic journey next week, and plans to walk 155 miles, from Vatersay in the southern Outer Hebrides to Lewis and Harris in the north, in two weeks.
Veteran Danish director Kristoffer Nyholm frames this sturdy and compact morality tale as a tasty Scandinavian-style noir, inspired by the real-life Flannan Isles mystery of 1900 when three keepers disappeared from their lighthouse in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
Now he has a new Scottish love affair - with the Outer Hebrides. And he is considering buying a house there.
THE HEBRIDEAN WAY What is it?: A cycling route of 185 miles (297km) in the Outer Hebrides. The waymarked on-road route crosses 10 islands and six causeways and includes two ferries.
MANCUNIANS will be able to fly direct to the Outer Hebrides next summer.
TOURISM web specialist New Mind | tellUs has won a tender to upgrade the visitor website for the Outer Hebrides.
CONTRACT wins in the Outer Hebrides and Cornwall are helping a construction firm go from strength to strength.
A COUNTY Durham construction firm is eyeing further growth after almost doubling turnover on the back of contract wins in Cornwall and the Outer Hebrides.