Iona

[ahy-oh-nuh]
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noun

an island in the Hebrides, off the W coast of Scotland: center of early Celtic Christianity.

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Iona

noun

an island off the W coast of Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides: site of St Columba's monastery (founded in 563) and an important early centre of Christianity. Area: 854 ha (2112 acres)
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