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island

noun [C] uk   /ˈaɪ.lənd/ us  
A2 a piece of land completely surrounded by water: a desert island a Pacific island They live on the large Japanese island of Hokkaido.an island of peace, calm, sanity, etc. a particular place that is peaceful, calm, etc., when other surrounding places are the opposite UK →  traffic island
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in Korean 섬…
in Arabic جَزيْرة…
in French île, refuge…
in Turkish ada…
in Italian isola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 島,島嶼, 交通島,安全島…
in Russian остров…
in Polish wyspa…
in Spanish isla, isla de peatones…
in Portuguese ilha…
in German die Insel, die Verkehrsinsel…
in Catalan illa…
in Japanese 島…
in Chinese (Simplified) 岛,岛屿, 交通岛,安全岛…
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