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Colonsay

noun
  1. an island in W Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides. Area: about 41 sq km (16 sq miles)
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Historical Examples

  • It is the only answer out in Colonsay unless he's your intended.

    Bud

    Neil Munro

  • Kate could assure her, they worked quite often out in Colonsay—in the winter-time.

    Bud

    Neil Munro

  • No, no, you may be sure of it; but in with Kate of Colonsay, giving the maid the bloody tale of Inkerman.

    Bud

    Neil Munro

  • It's not at all becoming in a decent gyurl; and it's not like the Kate I knew in Colonsay.

    Bud

    Neil Munro

  • The earl of Colonsay had already been pinioned in like manner.

    The Thirsty Sword

    Robert Leighton