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island

is·land

island

 
 
pronunciation:
aI lnd
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a body of land smaller than a continent and completely surrounded by water.
 
definition 2: something that resembles such a body of land, in being isolated from other matter, growth, or objects of its kind.
definition 3: an area set apart, usu. on a raised surface, for specialized operations, such as the platform in a service station on which the gasoline pumps are set.
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derivation: islandlike (adj.)