noun, plural in·su·lae [in-suh-lee, ins-yuh-]. /ˈɪn səˌli, ˈɪns yə-/. Anatomy.
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Est in insula Oceani castum nemus, dicatum in eo vehiculum, veste contectum, attingere uni sacerdoti concessum.The Ethnology of the British Islands|Robert Gordon Latham
Phrygians, their reference to the Insula Hyperboreorum, 436;traces of their costume in the sculptures at Knockmoy, 437.The Round Towers of Ireland|Henry O'Brien
Est in insula Oceani Castum nemus, dicatumque in eo vehiculum, veste contectum, attingere uni sacerdoti concessum.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
It is not really an island, but Chaucer follows the Latin text, which has 'insula'; see note to l. 1590.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
The street referred to is seemingly the blind alley which formerly ran through the insula (Plan I).Pompeii, Its Life and Art|August Mau