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American English: /ˈaɪlənd/
British English: /ˈʌɪlənd/

Translation of island in Spanish:


  • 1 (Geography) an island of sanity in the midst of the urban chaos
    un remanso en medio del caos urbano
    (before noun) island communities tend to be conservative
    las comunidades insulares tienden a ser conservadoras
    he was welcomed by the island community
    los isleños le dieron la bienvenida
    Example sentences
    • The water which surrounds the island is a rich fishing ground for tuna and mackerel.
    • The world's smallest lizard has been discovered on a tiny Caribbean island off the coast of the Dominican Republic.
    • The tiny uninhabited island is in the Sea of Japan halfway between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.
  • 2 (in road)
    Example sentences
    • There is ample land available at the eastern end to cater for a proper island and traffic calming zone.
    • They have put traffic calming islands in the road, but lorries just swerve round them like juggernauts.
    • I'm not talking about speed cameras, but traffic lights, pedestrian islands etc.
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