Definition of Isles of Scilly

1. Noun. An archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English Channel; formerly a haven for smugglers and pirates.

Exact synonyms: Scilly Islands
Group relationships: England
Generic synonyms: Archipelago



Definition of Isles of Scilly

1. Proper noun. An archipelago off the coast of Cornwall in south-west England. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isles Of Scilly

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Island
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Isle Royal National Park
Isle of Man
Isle of Sheppey
Isle of Skye
Isle of White
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Isleib
Isles of Scilly (current term)
Islets of Langerhans
Islington
Ismaeli
Ismail
Ismaili
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Isobel
Isocrates
Isoetaceae
Isoetales
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Isoko
Isolde

Literary usage of Isles of Scilly

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1. The Statesmen of the Commonwealth of England: With a Treatise on the Popular by John Forster (1862)
"... the illustrious prisoner had been moved from prison to prison, and was at length immured in a solitary castle on one of the isles of Scilly. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Manuscript Maps, Charts, and Plans, and of the by John Holmes, Frederic Madden, British Museum Dept. of Manuscripts, British Museum (1844)
"WESTERN COAST OF ENGLAND, (FROM LIVERPOOL TO THE Isles of Scilly.) A COLORED plan of the fortifications and castle of Liverpool, " which was beginning buth ..."

3. Bibliotheca Cornubiensis: A Catalogue of the Writings, Both Manuscript and by George Clement Boase, William Prideaux Courtney (1882)
"Illust. L. News Ixx, 56, 70 (1877) with whole page woodcut. Civil War. Copy of the articles of the 11 Sep. 1646 for the surrender of the isles of Scilly to ..."

4. The Statesmen of the Commonwealth of England: With a Treatise on the Popular by John Forster (1862)
"... the illustrious prisoner had been moved from prison to prison, and was at length immured in a solitary castle on one of the isles of Scilly. ..."

5. Catalogue of the Manuscript Maps, Charts, and Plans, and of the by John Holmes, Frederic Madden, British Museum Dept. of Manuscripts, British Museum (1844)
"WESTERN COAST OF ENGLAND, (FROM LIVERPOOL TO THE Isles of Scilly.) A COLORED plan of the fortifications and castle of Liverpool, " which was beginning buth ..."

6. Bibliotheca Cornubiensis: A Catalogue of the Writings, Both Manuscript and by George Clement Boase, William Prideaux Courtney (1882)
"Illust. L. News Ixx, 56, 70 (1877) with whole page woodcut. Civil War. Copy of the articles of the 11 Sep. 1646 for the surrender of the isles of Scilly to ..."

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