Definition of Frisian islands
1. Noun. A chain of islands in the North Sea off the coast of northwestern Europe extending from the IJsselmeer to Jutland.
Generic synonyms: Archipelago
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frisian Islands
Literary usage of Frisian islands
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Northern Germany, as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1893)
"The East-frisian islands. Norderney. ... 2 M- broad, is the largest and the most populous of the East frisian islands, and like the rest of the group is ..."
2. Northern Germany as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1904)
"The North frisian islands, frequented as sea-bathing resorts Ъу the Germans (сотр. p. 89) lie off the W. coast of Schleswig-Holstein, from which they are ..."
3. Northern Germany: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1877)
"The steamer passes the mouth of the Jade and steers through the Watt. a strait with numerous sandbanks, which separates the E. frisian islands from the ..."
4. Northern Germany: As Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers, with by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1890)
"The East-frisian islands. ... is the largest and the most populous of the East frisian islands, and like the rest of the group is sandy and almost entirely ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The chain of the frisian islands marks the outer fringe of the former continental coast-line, and is separated from the mainland by shallows, ..."