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island

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈaɪ.lənd/
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 Arabic جَزيْرة…
in Korean 섬…
in Malaysian pulau, pulau pembahagi lalu lintas…
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 Vietnamese hòn đảo, chỗ đứng tránh của người đi bộ…
in Spanish isla, isla de peatones…
in Portuguese ilha…
in Thai เกาะ, เกาะกลางถนน…
in German die Insel, die Verkehrsinsel…
in Catalan illa…
in Japanese 島…
in Indonesian pulau, jalur tengah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 岛,岛屿, 交通岛,安全岛…
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