Iona

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I·o·na

 (ī-ō′nə)
An island of western Scotland in the southern Inner Hebrides. Iona was an early center of Celtic Christianity.
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Iona

(aɪˈəʊnə)
n
(Placename) an island off the W coast of Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides: site of St Columba's monastery (founded in 563) and an important early centre of Christianity. Area: 854 ha (2112 acres)
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I•o•na

(aɪˈoʊ nə)

n.
an island in the Hebrides, off the W coast of Scotland: center of early Celtic Christianity.
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Columba, who built a church and founded a monastery on the island of Iona. And from there his eager, wandering priests carried the story far and wide, northward to the fortress of the Pictish kings, and southward to the wild Saxons who dwelt amid the hills and uplands of Northumbria.
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