Definition of Orkney Islands in English:

Orkney Islands

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proper noun

(also Orkney)
  • A group of more than 70 islands off the northeastern tip of Scotland, constituting an administrative region of Scotland; population 20,100 (est. 2009); chief town, Kirkwall. They came into Scottish possession in 1472, having previously been ruled by Norway and Denmark.

Pronunciation

Orkney Islands

/ˌôrknē ˈīləndz/ /ˌɔrkni ˈaɪləndz/