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islet

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a fairly small area of land completely surrounded by water
  • landed the boat on a tiny islet that we had all to ourselves

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The first known use of islet was in 1538

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“Islet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/islet. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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