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Holy Island

noun
1.
Also called Lindisfarne. an island off the E coast of Northumberland, England. 3 miles (4.8 km) long.
2.
Formerly Holyhead Island. an island off the W coast of Anglesey, in NW Wales. 7 miles (11 km) long.
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Holy Island

noun
1.
Also called Lindisfarne. an island off the NE coast of Northumberland, linked to the mainland by road but accessible only at low water: site of a monastery founded by St Aidan in 635
2.
an island off the NW coast of Anglesey. Area: about 62 sq km (24 sq miles)
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