Isle



[ahyl] /aɪl/

noun
1.
a small island.
2.
any island.
verb (used with object), isled, isling.
3.
to make into or as if into an isle.
4.
to place on or as if on an isle.
/aɪl/
noun
1.
an island, esp a small one: used in literature and (when cap.) in place names
n.

late 13c., from Old French ile, earlier isle, from Latin insula “island,” of uncertain origin, perhaps (as the Ancients guessed) from in salo “(that which is) in the sea,” from ablative of salum “the open sea.” The -s- was restored first in French, then in English in the late 1500s.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Isled

    [ahyl] /aɪl/ noun 1. a small island. 2. any island. verb (used with object), isled, isling. 3. to make into or as if into an isle. 4. to place on or as if on an isle. /aɪl/ noun 1. an island, esp a small one: used in literature and (when cap.) in place names n. […]

  • Isle-of-capri

    noun, Literary. 1. .



  • Isle of dogs

    noun 1. See (Isle of) Dogs

  • Isle-of-man

    noun 1. . [man] /mæn/ noun 1. Isle of, an island of the British Isles, in the Irish Sea. 227 sq. mi. (588 sq. km). Capital: Douglas. noun 1. See (Isle of) Man2 /mæn/ noun (pl) men (mɛn) 1. an adult male human being, as distinguished from a woman 2. (modifier) male; masculine: a man […]



Disclaimer: Isle definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.