island

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • Hyphenation: is‧land

Noun[change]

Singular
island

Plural
islands

An Island
  1. An island is a piece of ground that is completely surrounded by water.
    The fisherman lived alone on a small island in James Bay.
  2. An island of an object, person, or place, is one surrounded by things very different from itself.
    An island of peace and silence in a noisy city.

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