Definition of Apple Isle in English:

Apple Isle

Line breaks: Apple Isle
(also Apple Island)
Australian
informal name for Tasmania.

Origin

so named because it is a region popularly associated with apple-growing.

Derivatives

Apple Islander

noun
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  • 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.

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