- a native or inhabitant of an island.
Origin of islander
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Examples from the Web for islander
With her win, Hirono also became the first Asian/Pacific Islander American woman to be elected to the Senate.Estrogen Fest: Key Women in the Race for Congress
November 7, 2012
The Fejee islander might assert his God to be good, but would that make you love him?Wilfrid Cumbermede
It is not everybody who lives on an island that is an islander.The Little Manx Nation - 1891
The young Laird has attempted what no Islander perhaps ever thought on.A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland
Then this man is now piloting the Islander through this channel?
If the Islander had been within a mile of us we could have heard the clang of her screw.
- a native or inhabitant of an island
- (capital) NZ a native or inhabitant of the Pacific Islands
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