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Scilly Isles

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪli
 
/
(also Isles of Scilly or the Scillies /ˈsɪlɪz/)

Definition of Scilly Isles in English:

A group of about 140 small islands (of which five are inhabited) off the south-western tip of England; population 2,200 (est. 2009); capital, Hugh Town (on St Mary’s).

Derivatives

Scillonian

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • The Scillonian ferry sails daily from Penzance.
  • Even if you think your seamanship and boat-handling skills are up to the challenge, it is probably best to minimise weight by sending most of your group on the Scillonian ferry with the diving equipment.

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