Definition of Lindisfarne from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Lindisfarne

 
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a small island off the coast of Northumberland in north-east England. A monastery (= Christian religious community) was established there in the 7th century, although the ruined buildings that survive are from the early Norman period. It also has a 16th-century castle.

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