Definitions for ionaaɪˈoʊ nə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an island in the Hebrides, off the W coast of Scotland: center of early Celtic Christianity.
Category: Geography (places)
A small island in the Inner Hebrides.
of mostly Scottish usage, derived from the place name.
Origin: Possibly a misreading of Latin Ioua, Gaelic Ì, Old Norse ey "island".
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a fertile little island 1½ m. W. of Mull, where St. Columba landed from Ireland A.D. 563, and built a monastery which was for centuries the centre of ecclesiastical life and missionary enterprise among the Scots of Scotland and Ireland and the Angles of the N. of England. It is 3½ m. long and 1½ broad.