island

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈaɪlənd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈaɪlənd/ ,USA pronunciation: respellinglənd)


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island

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [tropical, sandy, rocky, desert, deserted] island
  2. a [remote, small, large] island
  3. an [unpopulated, uninhabited] island
  4. in the [northern, southern] islands
  5. an island in the [south, north] (of)
  6. an island to the [south] (of)
  7. an island in the [Atlantic]
  8. an island off the coast of
  9. [stranded, shipwrecked] on an island
  10. take a [plane, ferry, boat] to the island
  11. an island in the kitchen
  12. an island of [calm, peace, tranquility] (in)
  13. no [man, one] is an island
n as adj
  1. an island nation
  2. at an island [resort, hotel]
  3. is an island paradise
  4. go island hopping
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