(in Scotland since 1975) any of the three divisions (Orkney, Shetland, and the Western Isles) into which the Scottish islands are divided for purposes of local government See also region (sense 6)
- Islands of langerhans
islands of Langerhans n. See islets of Langerhans.
plural noun, Classical Mythology. 1. islands in the ocean at the remotest western end of the world, to which the souls of heroes and worthy persons were said to be transported after death. plural noun 1. (Greek myth) lands where the souls of heroes and good men were taken after death Also called Hesperides
noun 1. an external galaxy. noun 1. a former name for galaxy
[eez-lahs kah-nahree-ahs] /ˈiz lɑs ˌkɑˈnɑri ɑs/ noun 1. Spanish name of the .