Western Islands


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Noun1.Western Islands - a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of ScotlandWestern Islands - a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
Inner Hebrides - islands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland
Outer Hebrides - a 130-mile long archipelago to the northwest of Scotland
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Helena; was laid up for a time when we were off the Western Islands, but got out of bed to make his Landfall.
A friend of mine and I had such a lovely cruise together off the Western Islands. Poor Harville, sister!
As to the seas, they runs more in uppers in the Bay of Biscay, unless it may be in a sow-wester, when they tumble about quite handsomely; thof it’s not in the narrow sea that you are to look for a swell; just go off the Western Islands, in a westerly blow, keeping the land on your larboard hand, with the ship’s head to the south’ard, and bring to, under a close-reefed topsail; or, mayhap, a reefed foresail, with a fore-topmast-staysail and mizzen staysail to keep her up to the sea, if she will bear it; and ay there for the matter of two watches, if you want to see mountains.
You must understand that shortly after his visit to the Fyne cottage (with all its consequences), Anthony had got an offer to go to the Western Islands, and bring home the cargo of some ship which, damaged in a collision or a stranding, took refuge in St.
"The size of the rainfall reduction depends strongly on region, with the largest reductions in the central areas of Scotland, and relatively small reductions over the western Islands."
Rare species that only the western islands can offer you when you are snorkeling
As the winds reach the western islands of our country, they rise to cooler air levels where the water vapor condenses into rain.
It is understood he became Keeper of Collections at the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology in Cambridge for a year before, keen to escape Hitler's secret police, he set sail for the Western Islands of Scotland.
But this break from the wet weather is expected to last only for a day as there is probability of some light rainfall again over the coast and western islands on Saturday.
One needs to plan and visit the Western Islands as well for some unbelievable wildlife variants.
The clouds will increase at times over some western Islands, NCMS said.

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