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Tiree

/taɪˈriː/
noun
1.
an island off the W coast of Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides. Pop: 770 (2001). Area: 78 sq km (30 sq miles)
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  • But after nightfall, when we had turned the end of tiree and began to head more to the east, the sea came right astern.

    Kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The most primitive method seems to be that which was used in the islands of Skye, Mull, and tiree.

    Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I. Sir James George Frazer
  • There are records of its occurrence in the Isles of Skye and tiree.

  • There had been trouble here as in tiree, and the Commission was coming in a week.

    Our Journey to the Hebrides Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Far out on the horizon lie Col and tiree, low clouds in the line.

    The Spell of Scotland Keith Clark
  • During the three following days it continued to increase in violence, when the islands of Coll and tiree became visible to us.

  • One of the most beautiful varieties is that from the hill of Belephetrich in tiree, one of the Hebrides.

  • During the three following days, it continued to increase in violence, when the islands of Coll and tiree became visible to us.

  • The crofters of tiree have given trouble even as have those of Skye and Lewis.

    Our Journey to the Hebrides Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell

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