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Iona

[ ahy-oh-nuh ]

noun

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


Iona

/ aɪˈəʊnə /

noun

  1. 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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“Iona is proud to offer programs specifically created for LGBTQ older adults, in addition to our other programs that are open to everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression,” Iona says on its website.

Alabama has been erratic all season, with wins over Gonzaga, Houston and Tennessee and losses to Iona, Missouri and Georgia.

For as much as Iona has had its way in the Metro Atlantic, earning seven NCAA bids in the last 10 years, the Gaels are 6-0 in league play for only the second time in that span.

Iona’s first four games were canceled, and it has seen two more called off since because of coronavirus issues with opposing teams.

The Druids retained their power not only in Iona until the year 563 or 564, but also on the mainland and in the islands.

There was a stone in Iona, over which, if a man stretched his arm three times, he would never err in steering a vessel.

The brethren at Iona seem sometimes to have lived well, for we hear of the killing of heifers and oxen.

The vine characters of Iona are not nearly as good as those of the fruit.

Iona is a grape for the amateur and for the careful vineyardist.

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