Outer Hebrides

Outer Hebrides
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also the Western Isles
the Outer Hebrides
a group of islands northwest of the ↑Inner Hebrides to the west of Scotland. The main islands are Lewis and Harris, North Uist, South Uist, Benbecula, and Barra. The main town, Stornoway, is on Lewis. Many people there still speak Scottish ↑Gaelic, and the main industries are sheep farming and producing goods made of wool, especially Harris tweed. The area attracts many tourists in summer. English people sometimes use this name to represent any place that is very far away from the places where most people live
You would have to be living in the Outer Hebrides not to have heard about Harry Potter.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Outer Hebrides — see HEBRIDES, WESTERN ISLES …   English World dictionary

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  • Outer Hebrides — noun /ˌaʊtə ˈhebrɪdiːz/ An archipelago of the Hebrides in Scotland, separated from the Inner Hebrides by the Little Minch …   Wiktionary

  • Outer Hebrides — geographical name see Hebrides …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Outer Hebrides — Out′er Heb′rides n. pl. geg See under Hebrides …   From formal English to slang

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