Frisian Islands
geographical name islands NW Europe in North Sea including West Frisian Islands (off N Netherlands), East Frisian Islands (off NW Germany), & North Frisian Islands (off NW Germany & Denmark, including Helgoland & Sylt)

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  • Frisian Islands — island chain in the North Sea, extending along the coast of NW Europe: it is divided into three groups, one belonging to the Netherlands (West Frisian Islands), one belonging to Germany (East Frisian Islands), & one divided between Germany &… …   English World dictionary

  • Frisian Islands — | | | | | | | | | | |The Frisian Islands, also known as the Wadden Islands or Wadden Sea Islands, form an archipelago at the eastern edge of the North Sea in northwestern Europe, stretching from the north west of the Netherlands through Germany… …   Wikipedia

  • Frisian Islands — a chain of islands in the North Sea, extending along the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark: includes groups belonging to the Netherlands (West Frisians) and to Germany (East Frisians) and a group divided between Germany and Denmark… …   Universalium

  • Frisian Islands — Fri′sian Is′lands n. pl. geg a chain of islands in the North Sea, extending along the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark: includes groups belonging to the Netherlands (West Frisians) and to Germany(East Frisians) and a group divided… …   From formal English to slang

  • Frisian Islands — /friʒən ˈaɪləndz/ (say freezhuhn uyluhndz) plural noun a chain of islands in the North Sea stretching along the coasts of the Netherlands, Denmark, and Germany; includes groups belonging to the Netherlands (West Frisians) and to Germany (East… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Frisian Islands — noun a chain of islands in the North Sea off the coast of northwestern Europe extending from the IJsselmeer to Jutland • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Netherlands, ↑The Netherlands, ↑Kingdom of The Netherlands, ↑Nederland, ↑H …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frisian Islands — isl. group, North Sea near Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • North Frisian Islands — ▪ islands, Europe German  Nordfriesische Inseln,  Danish  Nordfrisiske Øer        part of the Frisian Islands, lying in the North Sea just off the coast of northern Europe. They are divided between Germany and Denmark. * * * …   Universalium

  • North Frisian Islands — Geography Location North Sea Total islands 13 Major islands …   Wikipedia

  • East Frisian Islands — Infobox Islands name = East Frisian Islands image caption = image size = 300px locator locator map size = 300px map custom = no native name = Ostfriesische Inseln native name link = German language nickname = location = Wadden Sea coordinates =… …   Wikipedia

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