/ (ˈaɪlə, ˈaɪleɪ) /
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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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How to use Islay in a sentence
He knew the Islay men, great rugged fishers with immense hands and their feet small as a girl's.
A strange, mystical water, the Moyle, to have two isles in it like Islay of the pipers and Raghery of the black caves.
Though rock-girt, Islay is fertile, and a large portion has been brought under a state of cultivation.A Yacht Voyage Round England|W.H.G. Kingston
Some good black chalk occurs also in Caernarvonshire and in the island of Islay.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
He would show her the pale coast of Ireland; and then they would see Islay, of which she had many a ballad and story.