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"isle" in British English

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islenoun [C]

uk   us   /aɪl/ literary
(used ​especially in ​placenames) an ​island: Explore the more ​remoteCaribbean isles. the Isle of Skye
(Definition of isle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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islenoun [C]

 us   /ɑɪl/
an ​island, esp. a ​small one
(Definition of isle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “isle”
in Spanish isla…
in Vietnamese hòn đảo…
in Malaysian kepulauan…
in Thai เกาะ…
in French île…
in German die Insel…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤用于地名)岛…
in Turkish ada…
in Russian остров…
in Indonesian pulau…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤用於地名)島…
in Polish wyspa…
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