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isle in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishisleisle /aɪl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 ALDNa word for an island, used in poetry or in names of islands 🔊 the British Isles
Examples from the Corpus
isle• But now in Salamis, Ajax' isle, we lie.• The ship finally dropped anchor at a beautiful isle of the Marquesas.• And I don't like life on your crocodile isle.• Its dreamlike construction of our sceptred isle as an ethnically purified one provides a special comfort against the ravages of decline.• Experts from their Ross-on-Wye headquarters carried out an extensive survey of the coastal waters around the Shetland isles.• She watched the dark towering of the isle, bulking higher and higher as they approached.• the Isle of Cozumel