Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Lindisfarne

[lin-duh s-fahrn]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. Holy Island(def 1).
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for lindisfarne

Historical Examples

  • They came again and again, and at last they went to Lindisfarne.

    Grace Darling</p>

    Eva Hope

  • As early as the Saxon Heptarchy, there was a monastery on Lindisfarne.

  • We pulled on shore to visit the ruins of the celebrated Abbey of Lindisfarne.

  • In 737 it was conferred by King Ceowulph on the monastery of Lindisfarne.

  • One of these was S. Cedd, who had been trained in the monastery of Lindisfarne.


British Dictionary definitions for lindisfarne

Lindisfarne

noun
  1. another name for Holy Island
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.