Shetland Islands

Shetland Islands
a) A group of islands of Scotland, roughly north-east of the Orkney Islands.
b) The region of Scotland comprising these islands.

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  • Shetland Islands — Shetland Islander. /shet leuhnd/ an island group NE of the Orkney Islands: northernmost part of Great Britain. 18,494; 550 sq. mi. (1425 sq. km). Also called Shetland, Zetland. * * * or Zetland Islands Island group (pop., 2001: 21,988), Scotland …   Universalium

  • Shetland-Islands — Sealtainn Flagge der Shetlandinseln …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shetland Islands — Shet|land Is|lands also Shetland , the Shetlands the Shetland Islands a group of about 100 small islands off the north coast of Scotland, further north than the Orkneys. The main industries of the islands are fishing, farming, producing woollen… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Shetland Islands — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Shetland Islands Country and Admin Code GB.SCT.W3 GB …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Shetland Islands Council — Géographie Superficie 12e Total 1466 km²  % eau …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shetland Islands Broadcasting Company — ou SIBC est une radio locale situé à Lerwick dans l archipel des Shetland. La station a commencé à émettre en 1987. Portail de l’Écosse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shetland Islands Council — The Shetland Islands Council is the local authority for the Shetland Islands. It was established by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and is the successor to the former Lerwick Town Council and Zetland County Council. This council was… …   Wikipedia

  • Shetland Islands — isl. group NE of the Orkney Islands, comprising Shetland, a co. of Scotland; 551 mi.; pop. 17,000; cap. Lerwick …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Shetland Islands — /ʃɛtlənd ˈaɪləndz/ (say shetluhnd uyluhndz) plural noun an island group off the north coast of Scotland, north east of the Orkney Islands, comprising an island authority of Scotland. 1425 km2. Administrative Centre: Lerwick. Also, Shetland,… …  

  • Shetland Islands — noun an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland • Syn: ↑Shetland, ↑Zetland • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Scotland, ↑Atlantic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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