Examples of isle in a Sentence
the Australian seas are rife with uninhabited isles
Recent Examples of isle from the Web
The small isle in the Paracel Islands chain is claimed and controlled by China.
While the isles boast some of the most prestigious golf courses in the world -- St. Andrews, Turnberry and Carnoustie, to name just three -- there are often more modest locations that provide just as thrilling an experience.
And for those planning on visiting the possibly temporary isle, those waves are of some concern.
The famous navigator named the isle in honor of King George III.
The Flyers will also face the Isles in split-squad games at the PPL Center in Allentown on Sept. 20, and at the Barclays Center the same night.
Gilligan’s Island: Nothing Atoll — Climate change claims the castaways’ uncharted — make that underwater — desert isle.
When Yankee spy-pilot Steve Trevor (Pine) crash-lands off the Amazons’ isolated isle of Themyscira and then revives on the shore looking into the doe eyes of his rescuer, Princess Diana (Gadot), the film begins to launch into a different elevation.
But the island's biggest attraction is 17th-century Fort Royal, the perfect faraway isle to confine France's most famous prisoner, the Man in the Iron Mask.
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Origin and Etymology of isle
Middle English, from Anglo-French ile, isle, from Latin insula
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of isle
1 : to make an isle of
2 : to place on or as if on an isle
First Known Use of isle
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Definition of isle for Students
: a usually small island
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