Fingal's Cave
geographical name sea cave W Scotland on Staffa Island

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  • Fingal's Cave — is a sea cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa, in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, part of a National Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust for Scotland. [http://www.nts.org.uk/web/site/home/visit/places/Property.asp?PropID=10099… …   Wikipedia

  • Fingal’s Cave — im Juli 2004 Lage: Staffa, Schottland Höhe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fingal's Cave — [fiŋ′gəlz] large cavern on an islet (called Staffa) west of Mull in the Hebrides, W Scotland …   English World dictionary

  • Fingal's Cave — noun a large cave with basaltic pillars on Staffa island in Scotland • Instance Hypernyms: ↑cave • Part Holonyms: ↑Staffa * * * /fing geuhlz/ 1. a cave on the island of Staffa, in the Hebrides, Scotland. 227 ft. (69 m) long; 42 ft. (13 m) wide. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fingal’s Cave — a large cave on the island of Staffa in the Hebrides, Scotland. It is well known for its large rock columns. Many poets and musicians have visited the cave and written about it, but it is best known as the subject of Mendelssohn’s Hebrides… …   Universalium

  • Fingal’s Cave — Sp Fingalo ùrvas Ap Fingal’s Cave L grota Hebriduose, D. Britanija (Škotija) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Fingal's Cave — Fin|gal s Cave a ↑cave (=a hole in the side of a mountain or cliff) on the island of Staffa off the west coast of Scotland. It was the subject of a famous piece of music by Felix Mendelssohn …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fingal's Cave — Fin′gal s Cave′ [[t]ˈfɪŋ gəlz[/t]] n. geg a cave on the island of Staffa, in the Hebrides, Scotland. 227 ft. (69 m) long; 42 ft. (13 m) wide …   From formal English to slang

  • FINGAL'S CAVE —    a remarkable cave of basaltic formation on the coast of the ISLE OF STAFFA (q.v.); entrance to the cave is effected in boats through a natural archway 42 ft. wide and 66 ft. high, and the water fills the floor of this great hall to a distance… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Fingal's Cave — /fing geuhlz/ 1. a cave on the island of Staffa, in the Hebrides, Scotland. 227 ft. (69 m) long; 42 ft. (13 m) wide. 2. (italics) an overture, op. 26, composed in 1832 by Felix Mendelssohn. * * * …   Universalium

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