[ ahy-luh n-der ]
/ ˈaɪ lən dər /


a native or inhabitant of an island.


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Origin of islander

First recorded in 1540–50; island + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for islander

/ (ˈaɪləndə) /


a native or inhabitant of an island
(capital) NZ a native or inhabitant of the Pacific Islands
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