Definition of Western Isle in US English:

Western Isle

noun

  • 1Chiefly literary. A name for: Ireland.

  • 2In plural The Hebrides. Also in singular: any one of these islands.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Earl of Surrey (?1517–1547), poet and soldier. From western + isle.

Pronunciation

Western Isle

/ˈwɛst(ə)n ˌʌɪl/