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Synonyms for Shetland

an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland

a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands

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Not a dozen feet away another Shetland, a coal-black one, was behaving as peculiarly as it was being treated.
Little Georgy went up and looked at the Shetland pony.
Shetland Islands Council and ZetTrans between them commission a range of transport services including local bus services for the general public, community transport, home to school transport for school children and students, and transport for adults and children with social or welfare needs.
Douglas Henshall says his character in Shetland is different to other detectives on-screen.
When Shetland returns to TV this week, Erin Armstrong will be playing a young woman who has dropped out of university and isn't sure what to do next.
As crime drama Shetland returns for a new series, life is back to normal for Douglas Henshall as Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez.
SHETLAND has been identified as an "ideal location" for satellite launches in Britain, according to a report commissioned by the UK Space Agency.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 8, 2016-Total commences production at Laggan-Tormore gas plant in West of Shetland
If you were to listen to Hugh MacDiarmid, Shetland has never produced anything worth reading.
ALISON STEADMAN'S SHETLAND (ITV, Tuesday, 9pm) WE'VE seen Alison Steadman (below) in Shirley Valentine, Fat Friends and Gavin & Stacey to name but a few .
But the Childwall actress is starting her nature presenting career with a destination a little closer to home than Sir david's normal trips - she's filming it on Shetland.
Travel Business Review-March 5, 2014--VisitScotland woos US travellers to Shetland with TV series
But the company also saw an opportunity: to divest itself of mature assets and to invest in areas where there was potential for greater growth, it's this strategy that is leading to the rejuvenation of an oil and gas terminal on Shetland that would otherwise be facing an uncertain future.
THE last thing you might expect on a trip to Shetland might be to find yourself spellbound by a thrillingly hypnotic version of Tomorrow Never Knows.
A new service offering support to partially sighted people in Shetland was launched yesterday [December 8] by charities RNIB Scotland and Vision Shetland.