Translation of "island" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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islandnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈaɪ.lənd/ us /ˈaɪ.lənd/

A2 a piece of land completely surrounded by water

a desert island 荒岛
a Pacific island 太平洋岛屿
They live on the large Japanese island of Hokkaido. 他们住在日本的主要岛屿北海道。
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


More examples

  • These remote islands are inhabited only by birds and small animals.
  • We stayed on one of the lesser-known Greek islands.
  • I dream of living on a tropical island.
  • The west of the island is famous for the irregularity of its coastline.
  • He lives on an island off the coast of Scotland, but travels to the mainland once a month.

(Translation of “island” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)