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is·land

island

 
 
pronunciation:
aI lnd
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an area of land smaller than a continent and surrounded by water on all sides.
Hawaii is a group of islands that many people like to visit.
 
definition 2: something that looks like such a body of land, in being different than the other things around it.
There was an island of trees in the middle of the open field.
derivation: islandlike (adj.)
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