Definition of desert island in English:

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desert island



A remote tropical island, typically an uninhabited one: Carwyn seemed like a castaway on a desert island
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  • I feel like growling, packing a bag and heading for a remote desert island where only the wind bothers to whisper.
  • Due to some unforeseen plot machination, your character is washed up on the beach of a tropical desert island.
  • Imagine, for the sake of argument, that you have been stranded on a desert island, a veritable tropical paradise.

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