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Uist or The Uists are the central group of islands in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. North Uist and South Uist are linked by causeways running via Benbecula and Grimsay, and the entire group is sometimes known as the Uists. From south to north, the inhabited islands in the Uist group are Èirisgeigh, Uibhist a Deas, Grimsay, Beinn nam Faoghla, Eilean Fhlodaigh, Griomasaigh, Fraoch-eilean, Uibhist a Tuath, Am Baile Sear and Beàrnaraigh.
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two islands of the Outer Hebrides, called respectively North and South, forming part of Inverness-shire; separated by the island of Benbecula, with a population of over 3000 each; engaged chiefly in fishing.
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