Definition of island area in English:

island area


  • Each of three administrative areas in Scotland (Orkney, Shetland, Western Isles), consisting of groups of islands.

    • ‘The Scottish Executive say that providing there are no difficulties in the interim period, from April 16, animal imports will be allowed to restart to island areas through a licensing system.’
    • ‘Following consultation, the health board has come up with options for island areas, which could mean some losing their resident GP.’
    • ‘But he was right in that the processing should have been happening in the island areas.’
    • ‘In island areas we need to think differently about the monuments as, for example, referencing the sea - or vice versa.’