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IS

1.
Islamic State. See ISIS.
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British Dictionary definitions for islamic-state

is1

/ɪz/
verb
1.
used with he, she, it, and with singular nouns a form of the present tense (indicative mood) of be1
Word Origin
Old English; compare Old Norse es, German ist, Latin est, Greek esti

is2

abbreviation
1.
Iceland

IS

abbreviation
1.
Iceland (international car registration)
Word Origin
Icelandic ĺsland
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Word Origin and History for islamic-state

is

v.

third person singular present of be, Old English is, from Germanic stem *es- (cf. Old High German, German, Gothic ist, Old Norse es, er), from PIE *es-ti- (cf. Sanskrit asti, Greek esti, Latin est, Lithuanian esti, Old Church Slavonic jesti), from PIE root *es- "to be." Old English lost the final -t-. See be. Until 1500s, pronounced to rhyme with kiss.

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Related Abbreviations for islamic-state

is

1.
Icelandic
2.
Introduced in Senate

Is

Isaiah

IS

1.
Iceland (international vehicle ID)
2.
information services
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