Definition of Scilly Isles in English:

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Scilly Isles

Pronunciation: /ˈsilē īlz/
(also Isles of Scilly or the Scillies)
A group of about 140 small islands (of which 5 are inhabited) off the southwestern tip of England; population 2,200 (est. 2006); capital, Hugh Town (on St. Mary’s).

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Syllabification: Scil·ly Isles

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