For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for staff, staffs or staffy?
Header of Staffa

Staffa

Place

Staffa from the Old Norse for stave or pillar island, is an island of the Inner Hebrides in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. The Vikings gave it this name as its columnar basalt reminded them of their houses, which were built from vertically placed tree-logs.

Writings

"Staffa" is a book by Donald B. MacCulloch.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Staffa

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewLittle Journeys to Scotland and Ireland (1901)

For Intermediate and Upper Grades by Clara E. Whitcomb, Marian Minnie George

The word Staffa means island of pillars. We come to see the celebrated Fingal's Cave. According to the legend, Fingal's Cave is the other end of the Giant's Causeway in Ireland. Two giants were to fight each other, and by this test of strength ...

Google previewA year in Europe (1905)

by Walter William Moore

Staffa means the "isle of columns." It is of the same columnar basaltic formation as the Giant's Causeway in the north of Ireland, and was produced by the same outpouring of lava that formed the Irish Causeway. We climbed along the irregular ...

Google previewWINTON'S CUMULATIVE LOOSE-LEAF ENCYCLOPEDIA (1921)

Staffa. Staggers. oral of two aids, ranking as lieutenants. The army of the United States, as recently reorganized, is under the command of a general staff, the Chief of Staff being Major General Leonard Wood. The staff of the British army ...

Google previewWinston's cumulative ... encyclopedia (1918)

a comprehensive reference book by Charles Morris

Staffa. Staggers. eral of two aids, ranking as lieutenants. The army of the United States, as recently reorganized, is under tho command of a general staff, the Chief of Staff being Major General Leonard Wood. The staff of the British army ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1920)

A Library of Universal Knowledge

STAFFA, staf'a, Scotland, a small island of the inner Hebrides, situated seven miles west of Mull. It is celebrated for its basaltic pillars and natural caves, the most noted of which is Fingal's Cave. The island, which is one-half mile in diameter, ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Staffa

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Staffa

Click on an item to view that photo:

Staffa

Scrabble value of S1T1A1F4F4A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Share this page

Next...

Go to the thesaurus of Staffa to find many related words and phrases!


Privacy Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary