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An island of the southern Inner Hebrides of western Scotland. Farming, fishing, and distilling are important to its economy.
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(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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|Noun||1.||islay - California evergreen wild plum with spiny leathery leaves and white flowers|
|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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