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Scil·ly Islands(sĭl′ē) or Isles of Scilly
An archipelago comprising more than 140 small islands and rocky islets off southwest England at the entrance to the English Channel west-southwest of Land's End. The islands were formerly a haven for pirates and smugglers.
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|Noun||1.||Scilly Islands - an archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English Channel; formerly a haven for smugglers and pirates|
England - a division of the United Kingdom
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