ULINISH, an isle, in the parish of Kilmuir, county of Inverness. This is a small isle, in which are the remains of a Danish fort; and also those of a place of refuge, built in the time of James VI. by Hugh Macdonald, who was next heir to the dignity and fortune of his chief, and who suffered for engaging in a plot against the laird's life. There is also an extensive cavern on the coast of the isle.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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