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[lin-duh s-fahrn]
  1. Holy Island(def 1).
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Historical Examples

  • They came again and again, and at last they went to Lindisfarne.

    Grace Darling

    Eva Hope

  • As early as the Saxon Heptarchy, there was a monastery on Lindisfarne.

  • We pulled on shore to visit the ruins of the celebrated Abbey of Lindisfarne.

  • In 737 it was conferred by King Ceowulph on the monastery of Lindisfarne.

  • One of these was S. Cedd, who had been trained in the monastery of Lindisfarne.

British Dictionary definitions for lindisfarne


  1. another name for Holy Island
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