Meaning of “island” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈaɪlənd/
Extra Examples
a Mediterranean islanda remote island off the coast of Spainin the extreme south of the islandan island with clean, unspoiled beaches

A2 an area of land that has water around it:

the Caribbean island of Grenada
the Hawaiian Islands
islander noun [ C ]

someone who lives on an island

→ See also desert island

(Definition of “island” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)