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isles

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plural of isle

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a fairly small area of land completely surrounded by water
  • the Australian seas are rife with uninhabited isles

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“Isles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/isles. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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