Colonsay


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Colonsay

(kŏl`ənzā), island, 17 sq mi (44 sq km), Argyll and Bute, NW Scotland, one of the Inner Hebrides. Crofting and cheese making are the main occupations. Colonsay is separated from OronsayOronsay
, island, 3 sq mi (7.8 sq km), Argyll and Bute, NW Scotland, one of the Inner Hebrides. The island contains ruins of a 14th-century priory, a sculptured cross from 1510, and many carved stones unearthed (1882) from Viking graves.
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Colonsay

an island in W Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides. Area: about 41 sq. km (16 sq. miles)
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But even though he has handed over his daily round to a new postie, Keith is still delivering the mail on Colonsay on Wednesdays - to give his successor a day off.
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The people of Colonsay in the Hebrides were shocked when news of a sneak-in theft spread across the island.
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