But by 1920, American per-capita GDP exceeded that of the British isles.
Disney-star-turned-'Rizzoli & isles'-actor Lee Thompson Young died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Monday.
We may remark that no species of Phasmid are known to inhabit the British isles.
Compare the position of Japan with that of the British isles with reference to commerce.
That yacht of mine, there she is, and I said I would board her and have a fly with half a dozen fellows round the Scottish isles.
It has not yet been reprinted in America, and can be obtained only in the British isles.
Senator Dilworthy says, we are bound to extend our religion over the isles of the sea.
Bruce, as he had arranged, was in reserve with Carrick and the isles.
When have I foretold evil upon you or yours, or upon the isles beyond?
At what seaport would our vessels land in the British isles?
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.