Islay


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Is·lay

 (ī′lā, ī′lə)
An island of the southern Inner Hebrides of western Scotland. Farming, fishing, and distilling are important to its economy.

Islay

(ˈaɪlə; ˈaɪleɪ)
n
(Placename) an island off the W coast of Scotland: the southernmost of the Inner Hebrides; separated from the island of Jura by the Sound of Islay. Pop: 3457 (2001). Area: 606 sq km (234 sq miles)
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Noun1.Islay - California evergreen wild plum with spiny leathery leaves and white flowersislay - California evergreen wild plum with spiny leathery leaves and white flowers
wild plum, wild plum tree - an uncultivated plum tree or shrub
2.Islay - an island of western Scotland at the southern end of the Inner Hebrides
Inner Hebrides - islands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland
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Store heifers averaged 222p pkg selling to 265p pkg from Ardtalla Estates, Isle of Islay and to PS1140 twice from J and J Graham, Mains of Burnbank, Blairdrummond and R McNee Ltd, Woodend.
British vessel SS Tuscania was carrying American troops when it was torpedoed by a German submarine in waters between Islay and Northern Ireland on February 5, 1918.
But if an Islay malt laced with dense, peaty smoke makes you want to run to the hills, don't despair, there are plenty of mellow malts to sling back and inspire a night of dance and ditties.
The Glenlivet's citrusy fruits and zesty orange with sweet, citrusy aftertones have the depth of 3 PORT ASKAIG 100 DEGREES PROOF ISLAY SINGLE MALT (PS43.
January 6 is: Epiphany 1156 - Somerled defeats the Norse at the Battle of Epiphany (probably off Islay) and becomes King of the Isles, leader of a Gaelic state centred on Finlaggan on Islay.
Tugs were sent to recover the Islay Trader, a Bermudan-flagged ship with a cargo of broken glass, after it became stuck near Margate Harbour at 3am yesterday morning.
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A 30 turbine tidal park, to be situated off the south-west coast of Islay, has been granted planning consent.
In August 2014, their daughter, Islay, was born six weeks early after a traumatic labour and was transferred to SCBU where doctors discovered she had a problem with her bowels.
OT is sad to report the death of optometrist and dispensing optician Dunstan "Dud" Gallery (pictured) who passed away at his home on the Isle of Islay, Scotland, on 25 October.
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala's strategy to deal with the fierce opposition to a mining project from the residents of Islay province in the southern region of Arequipa will do more to polarize the country and reduce citizen support of his administration than it will to resolve the conflict.
The last-ever episode of the NBC comedy was filmed at Lagavulin on Islay.