Definition of Iona from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Iona

 
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a small island in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland. It was a centre of early Christianity and a monastery (= Christian religious community) was established there by St Columba in 563. There are several early Christian monuments there and it is seen as a place of special religious importance.