verb (used with object)
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Origin of island
OTHER WORDS FROM islandis·land·ish, is·land·like, adjectiveis·land·less, adjective
Words nearby island
Example sentences from the Web for islands
In 1957, the islands came under repeated shelling by Mainland--or as it was then called, “Red”-- China.
During a debate, the candidates were asked about the islands.
Nixon said defending the two islands was “a matter of principle.”
The two islands are now tourist sites for visitors from Taiwan and mainland China.
Islands overrun by flawed people, both indigenous and imperialist.
Thence to the Iowa river the navigation is much obstructed with islands.
For four days we coasted thus, never out of sight of shore, and usually with islands between us and the main body of water.Beyond the Frontier|Randall Parrish
Some authors relate, that after their return from Troy they colonized the Gymnasian islands.
However, if you know so much about islands, you must also know how we happened to go into India—or Egypt.The Best Short Stories of 1917|Various
There were no islands there, and to get away, I must make the other side.Three Years on the Plains|Edmund B. Tuttle