Pronunciation: (heb'ri-dēz"), [key]
—n. (used with a pl. v.)
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 Islands.
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