Definition of Orkney Islands in English:

Orkney Islands

Line breaks: Ork¦ney Islands
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːkni
(also Orkney or the Orkneys)
  • A group of more than seventy islands off the NE tip of Scotland, constituting a council area 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.

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