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isle

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noun \ˈī(-ə)l\

Definition of isle

  1. :  island; especially :  islet 1



Examples of isle

  1. <the Australian seas are rife with uninhabited isles>



Origin of isle

Middle English, from Anglo-French ile, isle, from Latin insula


First Known Use: 13th century


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isle

verb

Definition of isle

isledisl·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make an isle of

  3. 2 :  to place on or as if on an isle



Circa 1576

First Known Use of isle

circa 1576

Rhymes with isle



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