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noun
an island off the east coast of Northumberland, England. 3 miles (4.8 km) long.Also called Lin·dis·farne [lin-duhs-fahrn] /ˈlɪn dəsˌfɑrn/ .
an island off the west coast of Anglesey, in northwestern Wales. 7 miles (11 km) long.Formerly Holyhead Island .
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Holy Island

noun
Also called: Lindisfarne an island off the NE coast of Northumberland, linked to the mainland by road but accessible only at low water: site of a monastery founded by St Aidan in 635
an island off the NW coast of Anglesey. Area: about 62 sq km (24 sq miles)
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