HyperDic: island

English > 2 senses of the word island:
NOUNobjectislanda land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
artifactislanda zone or area resembling an island
island > pronunciation
Soundsay'lahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > island: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water.
InstancesAdmiralty IslandAn Alaskan island in the Alexander Archipelago near Juneau
Anglesey, Anglesey Island, Anglesea, Anglesea Island, MonaAn island to the northwest of Wales
AnguillaA British colony in the West Indies
AntiguaThe largest of the islands comprising Antigua and Barbuda
Aran IslandsThree small islands belonging to Ireland at the entrance to Galway Bay
ArubaA popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles
Azores, Acoresislands in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal
Baffin IslandThe 5th largest island and the largest island of Arctic Canada
Bahrain, Bahrain Island, Bahrein, Bahrein IslandAn island in the Persian Gulf
BaliAn island in Indonesia to the east of Java
Barbadoseasternmost of the West Indies about 300 miles to the north of Venezuela
BarbudaAn island in Antigua and Barbuda
Bermuda, BermudasA group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coast
BiokoAn island in the Gulf of Guinea that is part of Equatorial Guinea
BonaireA popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles
Borneo, Kalimantan3rd largest island in the world
BougainvilleThe largest of the Solomon Islands
Bouvet IslandAn island belonging to Norway in the South Atlantic near the Antarctic Circle
British IslesGreat Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic
Canary Islands, CanariesA group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming / forming Spanish provinces
Cape Breton IslandAn island that forms the northeastern part of Nova Scotia
CapriAn island (part of Campania) in the Bay of Naples in southern Italy
CebuOne of the Visayan islands of the central Philippines
Celebes, SulawesiA mountainous island in eastern Indonesia
CeylonAn island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of India
Channel IslandAny of a group of British islands in the English Channel off the northern coast of France
ChiloeThe largest Chilean island and the only one to be settled
Corse, CorsicaAn island in the Mediterranean
Crete, KritiThe largest Greek island in the Mediterranean
CubaThe largest island in the West Indies
CulebraA small island off the coast of Puerto Rico with miles of beautiful beaches
CuracaoA popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles
CyprusAn island in the eastern Mediterranean
DominicaA volcanic island in the Windward Islands that was once a stronghold of the Carib Indians
Egadi Islands, Aegadean Isles, Aegadean Islands, Isole Egadi, AegatesA group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean
Ellis IslandAn island in New York Bay that was formerly the principal immigration station for the United States
Falkland IslandsA group of over 100 islands in the southern Atlantic off the coast of Argentina
Faroe Islands, Faeroe Islands, Faroes, FaeroesA group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands
Fiji Islands, FijisA group of more than 800 islands (100 inhabited) in the southwestern Pacific
Galapagos Islands, GalapagosA group of islands in the Pacific off South America
Galveston IslandAn island at the entrance of Galveston Bay
Great Britain, GBAn island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
Greenland, Gronland, Kalaallit NunaatThe largest island in the world
GuadalcanalA mountainous island
Guadalupe IslandA Mexican island in the Pacific to the west of Baja California
GuadeloupeAn island territory of France located in the eastern West Indies
Guam, GUThe largest and southernmost island in the Marianas which is administered as a territory of the United States
Hawaii, Hawaii IslandThe largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands
Hispaniola, Haiti, HaytiAn island in the West Indies
Hokkaido, Ezo, YezoThe second largest of the four main islands of Japan
Honshu, HondoThe central and largest of the four main islands of Japan
IcelandA volcanic island in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle
Ile-St-Louisisland in Paris on the Seine
Ireland, Hibernia, Emerald IsleAn island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
IschiaA volcanic island (part of Campania) in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the north end of the Bay of Naples
IslayAn island of western Scotland at the southern end of the Inner Hebrides
Isle of SkyeAn island of northwestern Scotland noted for its rugged mountain scenery
Ithaca, IthakiA Greek island to the west of Greece
Iwo JimaThe largest of the Volcano Islands of Japan
JamaicaAn island in the West Indies to the south of Cuba and to the west of Haiti
JavaAn island in Indonesia to the south of Borneo
Kahoolawe, Kahoolawe IslandAn island of south-central Hawaii
Kauai, Kauai IslandAn island of Hawaii to the northwest of Oahu
Kodiak, Kodiak IslandAn island off southern Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska
Krakatau, Krakatao, KrakatoaA small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra
KyushuThe southernmost of the four main islands of Japan
Lanai, Lanai IslandAn island of central Hawaii
Lemnos, LimnosA Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea
Liberty Island, Bedloe's IslandAn island in New York Bay to the southwest of Manhattan where the Statue of Liberty stands
Long IslandAn island in southeastern New York
LuzonThe main island of the Philippines
MadagascarAn island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa
MadeiraAn island in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa
MajorcaThe largest of the Balearic Islands
Maldives, Maldive IslandsA group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean
MaltaA strategically located island to the south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea
Man, Isle of ManOne of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
Manhattan IslandAn island at the north end of New York Bay where the borough of Manhattan is located
Martha's VineyardAn island summer resort off of Cape Cod
MartiniqueAn island in the eastern Caribbean in the Windward Islands
Maui, Maui IslandThe second largest of the Hawaiian Islands
MauritiusAn island in the southwestern Indian Ocean
MindanaoThe second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago
MindoroA mountainous island in the central Philippines
Molokai, Molokai IslandAn island of central Hawaii (between Maui and Oahu)
Moluccas, Spice IslandsA group of island in eastern Indonesia between Celebes and New Guinea
MontserratA volcanic island in the Caribbean
MullAn island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides
NantucketAn island resort off Cape Cod
Nauru, Nauru Island, Pleasant IslandA small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles to the southwest of Hawaii
Netherlands AntillesA group of islands in the Lesser Antilles just to the north of Venezuela that are administered by The Netherlands
NevisOne of the islands of Saint Christopher-Nevis
New BritainThe largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago
New CaledoniaAn island to the to the east of Australia and to the north of New Zealand
New GuineaA Pacific island to the north of Australia
New IrelandAn island in the Bismarck Archipelago
New Siberian IslandsA group of islands in the Arctic Ocean to the north of Siberia and to the east of the Laptev Sea
New Zealand, New Zealand IslandsNorth Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific
NewfoundlandAn island in the north Atlantic
Nihau, Nihau IslandThe most northwestern Hawaiian island (beyond Kauai)
Norfolk IslandAn island territory of Australia in the Pacific Ocean off the eastern coast of Australia
North IslandThe smaller but more populous of two main islands of New Zealand
Novaya Zemlya, Nova ZemblaTwo islands in the Arctic Ocean belonging to Russia
Oahu, Oahu IslandAn island of central Hawaii (between Molokai and Kauai)
OkinawaThe largest island of the central Ryukyu Islands
PrincipeAn island in the Gulf of Guinea that is part of Sao Tome and Principe
Puerto Rico, Porto RicoThe smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean
RedondaAn island in Antigua and Barbuda
SabaA island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano
Saint Christopher, St. Christopher, Saint Kitts, St. KittsThe largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
Saint Eustatius, St. EustatiusAn island in the Netherlands Antilles
Saint Lucia, St. LuciaA volcanic island in the Windward Isles to the south of Martinique
Saint Martin, St. Martin, Saint Maarten, St. MaartenAn island in the western Leeward Islands
Saint Vincent, St. VincentAn island in the center of the Windward Islands
SaipanThe largest island in the Northern Marianas and the administrative center of the commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in union with the United States
Samoa, Samoan IslandsA group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia
Santa Catalina, Catalina IslandAn island resort in the Pacific off the southwestern coast of California
Sao Tiago Islandlargest of the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean
Sardinia, SardegnaAn island in the Mediterranean to the west of Italy
Seychelles, Seychelles islandsA group of about 90 islands in the western Indian Ocean to the north of Madagascar / Madagascar
ShikokuThe smallest of the four main islands of Japan
Sicily, SiciliaThe largest island in the Mediterranean
Singapore, Singapore IslandAn island to the south of the Malay Peninsula
SombreroOne of the islands of Saint Christopher-Nevis
South IslandThe larger / larger but less populous of two main islands of New Zealand
Spitsbergen, Spitzbergenislands in the Svalbard archipelago to the east of northern Greenland
StaffaAn island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides to the west of Mull
SumatraA mountainous island in western Indonesia
TahitiAn island in the south Pacific
Taiwan, China, Nationalist China, Republic of ChinaA government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
Taiwan, FormosaAn island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea
TasmaniaAn island off the southeastern coast of Australia
TenerifeA Spanish island in the Atlantic off the northwestern coast of Africa
TimorAn island in Indonesia in the Malay Archipelago
Tobagoisland in West Indies
TrinidadAn island in West Indies just off the northeastern coast of Venezuela
Vancouver IslandAn island off southwestern Canada (off the southwestern coast of British Columbia)
Vanua LevuA volcanic island in the Fijis
ViequesA small island off the coast of Puerto Rico used for target practice by the United States Navy
Virgin IslandsA group of islands in northeastern West Indies (east of Puerto Rico) discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493
Visayan Islands, Bisayasgroup of islands in the central Philippines
Viti LevuA volcanic island in the Fijis
Wake Island, WakeAn island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
ZanzibarAn island in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa
Zealand, Seeland, SjaellandThe largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen
isle, isletA small island
Member ofarchipelagoA group of many islands in a large body of water
NarrowerAegean islandAn island in the Aegean Sea
Caribbean IslandAn island in the Caribbean Sea
South Sea IslandsAny islands in the southern or southwestern of central parts of the Pacific Ocean
barrier islandA long narrow sandy island (wider than a reef) running parallel to the shore
Broaderland, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmaThe solid part of the earth's surface
Spanishisla, islas
Catalanilla
Adjectivesinsularrelating to or characteristic of or situated on an island
Nounsislanderan inhabitant of an island
English > island: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA zone or area resembling an island.
Narrowerkitchen islandAn unattached counter in a kitchen that permits access from all sides
traffic island, safety island, safety isle, safety zoneA curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded
BroaderzoneA locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
Spanishisla
Catalanilla

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