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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An Islay hotel is expanding on the back of a six-figure funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.
"I've been everywhere with it so far, from Islay on the west coast of Scotland to New York on the east coast of USA.
Overlooking the harbour on the south-east shore of the island, The Islay Hotel dominates the village of Port Ellen.
Lauren and Sophie MacDonald began travelling from Islay to Edinburgh after being scouted by TV pundit Michael Stewart at a skills camp in their home town of Port Ellen.
The one in 2016 where I fell off a cliff on Islay and landed on my head.
Among the Filipino athletes tapped to participate in the event are: Eumir Felix Marcial of Boxing, Islay Erika Bomogao of Muay, Abigail Sinogbuhan of Sepak Takraw, Jack Danielle Animan of Basketball, Jamaila Ramos of Pencak Silat and Horner De Vera of Tournament Bridge.
2 GLENFAIRN ISLAY SINGLE MALT WHISKY, 70CL, CURRENTLY REDUCED TO PS18 FROM PS20 UNTIL JAN 21, TESCO ISLAY whiskies are famous for their smoky, peaty style, and this rich and pungent single malt has an enticing smoky character, with seaweed interplaying with hints of tar and bonfire smoke, and a broad, fruity palate with notes of allspice, dark chocolate and black toffee on the smoky finish.
US TV presenter Larysa Switlyk posted a series of images on her social media pages showing off the "medals" from her hunts on the island of Islay.
The food will be split between the Islay Dog Rescue centre in Ayrshire and the Cats Protection League.
American Larysa Switlyk, 33, who hosts a TV show and is promoting hunting tours to Scotland, beams beside slain goats, sheep and stags on Islay.
East Kilbride, Falkirk and Strathaven all took part, as well as Islay who made a three-day round trip to participate.
MARK JOHNSTON appears to have found a golden opportunity for Cape Islay to regain losses in the British EBF Nursery Handicap at Nottingham.