Definition of Staffa

1. Noun. An island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides to the west of Mull; site of Fingal's Cave.

Group relationships: Inner Hebrides
Terms within: Fingal's Cave
Generic synonyms: Island



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staffa

St Peter's wort
St Valentine's Day
Stabroek
Stace
Stacee
Stacey
Stachys palustris
Stachys sylvatica
Staci
Stacie
Stacy
Stader splint
Staderini's nucleus
Stael
Staffa
Staffie
Staffies
Stafford
Staffordshire
Staffordshire bullterrier
Staffordshire terrier
Staffs
Stafne bone cyst
Stagira
Stagirite
Stagirites
Stagirus
Stahl's ear

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 ..."

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