Island

Definition of Island

Is´land
n.1.
1.A tract of land surrounded by water, and smaller than a continent. Cf. Continent.
2.Anything regarded as resembling an island; as, an island of ice.
3.(Zool.) See Isle, n., 2.
Islands of the blessed
(Myth.) islands supposed to lie in the Western Ocean, where the favorites of the gods are conveyed at death, and dwell in everlasting joy.
v. t.1.To cause to become or to resemble an island; to make an island or islands of; to isle.
2.To furnish with an island or with islands; as, to island the deep.

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aerodrome, air base, airdrome, airfield, airport, ait, archipelagian, archipelagic, archipelago, atoll, bar, cay, close off, continental island, coral head, coral island, coral reef, cut off, enisle, field, heliport, holm, insular, insularity, insulate, insulated, island group, island-dotted, islanded, islandish, islandlike, islandology, islandy, isle, islet, isleted, isolated, key, landing, landing field, oceanic island, port, reef, sandbank, sandbar, seagirt, segregate, separate, sequester
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