American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An island of western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides west of Mull.
- n. an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides to the west of Mull; site of Fingal's Cave
“The name Staffa is a Scandinavian word meaning 'Pillar Island,' and no doubt its wonders have been known from very remote times.”
“Virgin and Child, with Saint Joseph, in Raphael's early manner, very lovely, and reminding one of the "Staffa" Madonna, at Perugia.”
“After all, it was only five years ago that I was in their same seats as Ms. Staffa said, some of the drawings on those desks may be my handicraft.”
“Despite the fact that it was one of my seven full days home between school and Sudan, I more than owed it to Ms. Staffa.”
“All that Staffa ever asked of me in exchange for her help was that I pay it forward, so I'm trying to do that regardless of how uncomfortable it can be.”
“When it came time to apply to colleges, Staffa got me thinking about what I wanted to do and where I wanted to do it before even looking at an application.”
“Staffa practically dragged me onto the debate team, which I found that I loved, and constantly pushed me to try harder even when my grades were fine.”
“We know how sexy Cooke looked and how sensational was the play's climax in a cave on Staffa, because, in 1811, a stagestruck publisher, William West, had started to print images of play characters, followed by sets and prosceniums.”
“Staffa, who is currently driving through Ohio, said his routine is to pull into a state capital and check in with a shelter or homelessness advocate group to find out how that particular state deals with its homeless population.”
“Hoping to prove that homeless people can be as productive and inspiring as anyone else, Staffa sold all of his belongings on eBay and embarked on a 9,000 mile road trip across 48 states, raising awareness for homelessness.”
Looking for tweets for Staffa.