Orkney Islands love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An archipelago comprising about 70 islands in the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea off the northeast coast of Scotland. Originally settled by Picts, the islands were a Norse dependency after 875 and became part of Scotland in 1472.

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  • proper noun A group of islands off north-east Scotland.
  • proper noun The region of Scotland comprising these islands.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an archipelago of about 70 islands in the North Atlantic and North Sea off the northeastern coast of Scotland

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  • But with eight state-run schools already playing regularly and interest spreading from London to outposts as far afield as north Yorkshire and the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland, there is a feeling among the sport's organizers that interest could snowball and even imitate its success in New York, where more than a 100,000 people play the game, according to the U.S Handball Association.

    Fives Reasons for Olympic Gold

  • It is only when Gemma takes a job as a nanny in the far-off Orkney Islands—"the back of beyond," an incredulous friend calls them—that she begins to perceive a future in which she is loved and valued.

    Jane MacEyre? Updating an Orphan-to-Nanny Classic

  • ScottishPower has also recently been given a licence by the Crown Estate to develop a 95MW project in the Pentland Firth, which separates the Orkney Islands from Caithness, in the north of Scotland.

    Scottish firm BiFab wins £4m contract to build prototype tidal energy turbine

  • Nicknamed the Saudi Arabia of tidal power, the Pentland Firth and surrounding waters tender area around the northern coast of Scotland and the Orkney Islands has six of the top ten tidal sites in the U.K. and has the potential to help the government achieve its aims.

    U.K. Tries to Catch a Wave

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