- an island off the W coast of Scotland: the southernmost of the Inner Hebrides; separated from the island of Jura by the Sound of Islay . Pop: 3457 (2001). Area: 606 sq km (234 sq miles)
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Young Islay came forward with a salute for the Captain and his sister.
"Glad to see you back, Islay," said the Paymaster, proffering his Sabbath snuff-mull.
Young Islay felt, for the first time in his life, a sense of placid happiness.
Young Islay started at this approach without warning, but he was not afraid.
But, after all, it was not Islay who was the troublesome member of the family.Madonna Mary