Definition of Staffa
1. Noun. An island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides to the west of Mull; site of Fingal's Cave.
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Literary usage of Staffa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of British Topography: A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical by John Parker Anderson (1881)
"2 vol. London. 1865. 8e Inverness. The Tourist's Picturesque Guide to Inverness and neighbourhood. With excursion to Skye. London. [1872.] 8° staffa. ..."
2. The Sunday at Home: A Family Magazine for Sabbath Reading by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1884)
"staffa AND IONA. '"THESE two islands of the western coast of 4- Scotland are always named together, although no two scenes are more widely diverse in the ..."
3. Life, Letters and Journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart by Charles Lyell (1881)
"ARNOLD—GEOLOGY —JOURNEY TO SCOTLAND—TRIP TO staffa—IONA—RETURN TO OXFORD —LINGS ON staffa. ... He then accompanied two college friends on a trip to staffa. ..."
4. An Original Collection of the Poems of Ossian, Orrann, Ulin, and Other Bards by Hugh M'Callum, John M'Callum, Duncan M'Farlan, Ewen Maclachlan (1816)
"staffa is a very small island, rendered remarkable by its caverns and basaltic ... staffa is accessible only in one place, and can be approached only in a ..."