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Synonyms for Hebrides

a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland

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Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, The (in full The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.) Work by Boswell, James, published in 1785.
1073); succeeded his father on Olaf's death (1093); led an expedition to Orkney (1098); combined to harry the Hebrides, the Isle of Man, and Anglesey, where he defeated the Norman earls Hugh of Chester and Hugh of Shrewsbury (1099); returned to Norway, then engaged in sporadic campaigning in Sweden against King Ingi; made peace with Ingi and married his daughter Margaret (1101); led another expedition to the Hebrides, and again visited the Isle of Man (1102); fell in battle in Ulster (1103); his nickname supposedly sprang from his wearing of the kilt, but in fact he probably merely preferred to go about without hose.