PABBA, an island, in the parish of Barra, county of Inverness; containing 25 inhabitants. It lies about eight miles to the south of Barra, in the sound of Pabba; is nearly one mile and a half long, and one mile broad; and consists of a single hill of gneiss. Its inhabitants are fishermen, who reside at its western end.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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