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  • Orkney — Àrcaibh Flagge von Orkney …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Orkney — (spr. Orkni), 1) (Orkney s Stewartry) eine der Familie Dundas gehörige Voigtei des Königreichs Schottland; besteht aus den Inselgruppen O. u. Shetland, 62,65 QM. mit 62,313 Ew.; 2) (Orkaden, Orkadische Inseln), Inselgruppe an der Nordostspitze… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Orkney — name of a group of islands off the north coast of Scotland, from O.N. Orkney jar Seal Islands, from orkn seal, probably imitative of its bark …   Etymology dictionary

  • Orkney — ➡ Orkney Islands * * * …   Universalium

  • Orkney — V. Orcades …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Orkney — This article is about the islands in northern Scotland. For other places of the same name, see Orkney (disambiguation). Orkney Arcaibh …   Wikipedia

  • Orkney — Orcades Orcades Àrcaibh (gd) Carte des Orcades …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Orkney — 1 Original name in latin Orkney Name in other language Arcaibh, Orkney, Orkney Islands State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 58.98465 latitude 2.95953 altitude 2 Population 20100 Date 2012 06 01 2 Original name in latin Orkney Name …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Orkney — Recorded in various spellings including Orknay, Orkney, and at various times Orkynay and Orkynnay, this is a Scottish surname. It originates from the Orkney Islands, originally part of Denmark, until passed to Scotland as part of a marriage dowry …   Surnames reference

  • Orkney —    The collection of Scottish islands is properly labeled Orkney or the Orkney Islands, but not the Orkneys. A native or resident is an Orcadian …   Dictionary of troublesome word

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