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Heather from rona, sea-bent from Vallay
Western cross of the clergy, western cross of Sollas
Black Mountain of Sollas, Height of Morran
Far from me a Griminish, Lirinish, Cairnish
Heard from Simon MacKenzie; collected by Rev. William Matheson
The song describes several points on the island of North Uist, which could be used as
By sailors passing along the west coast.

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