(also Apple Island) Australian
Definition of Apple Isle in English:
Informal name for Tasmania.
Apple Islander noun
- Example sentences
- Tasmania then more or less sealed the game with a 4.3 to 1.3 burst in the third term, but New South Wales refused to give in, and, with much vocal support from the large crowd, actually outscored the Apple Islanders by 4 points in the last quarter.
- Chemist superstores have opened in Tasmania to introduce the apple islanders to real cut-throat pharmacy competition.
- The Kiwi and the Apple Islander broke clear of the peloton very early in the 36 km race and were never headed.
So named because it is a region popularly associated with apple-growing.
Definition of Apple Isle in:
- US English dictionary
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