List of islands called Oronsay

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This is a list of islands called Oronsay (Scottish Gaelic: About this sound Orasaigh ), which provides an index for islands in Scotland with this and similar names. It is one of the more common names for Scottish islands. The names come from Örfirisey which translates from Old Norse as "tidal" or "ebb island".[1] The many islands include:

Inner Hebrides[edit]

Outer Hebrides[edit]


North Uist[edit]


South Uist[edit]


See also[edit]



  1. ^ Watson (2004) p. 505.