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  1. an island in W Scotland, in the Hebrides: site of Fingal's Cave.
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Examples from the Web for staffa

Historical Examples

  • I believe the Causeway would have struck me more if I had not seen the prints of Staffa.

    A Tour in Ireland

    Arthur Young

  • He was upon a voyage to Staffa, and had sent home some of the stones of which it consists.

    A Tour in Ireland

    Arthur Young

  • No change, improvement, growth, has added to or taken from Staffa.

  • As regards myself, in the case of Staffa I must admit it did.

    The Cruise of the Elena

    J. Ewing Ritchie

  • We had a beautiful day yesterday for our excursion to Staffa and Iona.

    Letters of a Diplomat's Wife

    Mary King Waddington

British Dictionary definitions for staffa


  1. an island in W Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides west of Mull: site of Fingal's Cave
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