Translation of isle in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /aɪl/


  • 1.1 [poetic/poético] isla (f), ínsula (f) [literary/literario]
    More example sentences
    • This house is set on the side of a low wooded hill overlooking Lough Gill and the lake isle of Innisfree.
    • There are the Bikini Islanders, a gentle people who consider the tiny isle their home.
    • As my thinking cap is keeping me positive, the emerald isle moves me.
    1.2 (in place names) the Isle of Wight la Isla de Wight

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