Definition of Isle of Skye
1. Noun. An island of northwestern Scotland noted for its rugged mountain scenery.
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Literary usage of Isle of Skye
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"1841.1 Cairn in the Isle ‘of Skye. The ensuing list promised by Mr. Holmes will, probably, demand little exposition beyond what he may think proper to ..."
2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1816)
"A SCENE IN THE Isle of Skye; From the Scant. With Bruce and Ronald bides the tale. To favouring winds they gave the sail, Till Mull's dark headlands scarce ..."
3. The Wonders of Geology: Or, A Familiar Exposition of Geological Phenomena by Gideon Algernon Mantell, Thomas Rupert Jones (1858)
"... from the lowermost beds of the coal-measures to the oolite inclusive. 27. TRAP-DYKES IN THE ISLE or SKTE.—In the Isle of Skye the intrusions of basalt ..."
4. Memoirs of the Pretenders and Their Adherents by John Heneage Jesse (1846)
"CHAPTER V. Critical situation of the fugitives in an open boat—They reach the Isle of Skye—Various expedients for keeping up the Prince's ..."
5. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1862)
"NOTICE OF BRONZE RELICS, &c., FOUND IN THE Isle of Skye. ... In the months of October and November last I visited the Isle of Skye; and at Armadale Castle, ..."