a small island.
verb (used with object), isled, isling.
to make into or as if into an isle.
to place on or as if on an isle.
an island, esp a small one: used in literature and (when cap.) in place names
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.
[iz-ling-tuh n] /ˈɪz lɪŋ tən/ noun 1. a borough of N London, England. /ˈɪzlɪŋtən/ noun 1. a borough of N Greater London. Pop: 180 100 (2003 est). Area: 16 sq km (6 sq miles)
[ahy-slip] /ˈaɪ slɪp/ noun 1. a town on the S shore of Long Island, in SE New York.
International Standard Lisp. An object-oriented Lisp intended as an international replacement for Common Lisp, EuLisp, Le-Lisp and Scheme. The standard’s goals are object orientation, extensibility, efficiency, and suitability for non-academic use. The standard is defined in ISO WG 16, draft Dec 1992. (ftp://ma2s2.mathematik.uni-karlsruhe.de/pub/lisp/islisp/). (1995-02-14)
/ˌaɪləˈmeɪnɪə/ noun 1. an obsessional enthusiasm or partiality for islands