Meaning of Shetland Islands

Shet'land Is'lands

Pronunciation: (shet'lund), [key]
  1. an island group NE of the Orkney Islands: northernmost part of Great Britain. 18,494; 550 sq. mi. (1425 sq. km). Also called
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