Isle of Youth


noun

an island belonging to Cuba, in the Caribbean Sea, off the SW coast of mainland Cuba. 1180 sq. mi. (3056 sq. km).
Formerly Isle of Pines. Spanish Is·la de la Ju·ven·tud [eez-lah th e lah hoo-ven-tood] /ˈiz lɑ ðɛ lɑ ˌhu vɛnˈtud/.

Definition for isle of pines (2 of 3)

Youth
[ yooth ]
/ yuθ /

noun

Isle of, an island in the Caribbean, a special municipality in S Cuba. 1182 sq. mi. (3060 sq. km).
Spanish Isla de la Juventud. Formerly Isle of Pines.

Definition for isle of pines (3 of 3)

Pines
[ pahynz ]
/ paɪnz /

noun

Isle of, former name of Youth, Isle of.
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British Dictionary definitions for isle of pines (1 of 5)

Isle of Pines

noun

the former name of the (Isle of) Youth

British Dictionary definitions for isle of pines (2 of 5)

Isle of Youth

noun

See (Isle of) Youth

British Dictionary definitions for isle of pines (3 of 5)

Pines
/ (paɪnz) /

noun

Isle of Pines the former name of the (Isle of) Youth

British Dictionary definitions for isle of pines (4 of 5)

youth
/ (juːθ) /

noun plural youths (juːðz)

the quality or condition of being young, immature, or inexperiencedhis youth told against him in the contest
the period between childhood and maturity, esp adolescence and early adulthood
the freshness, vigour, or vitality characteristic of young peopleyouth shone out from her face
any period of early developmentthe project was in its youth
a young person, esp a young man or boy
young people collectivelyyouth everywhere is rising in revolt

Derived forms of youth

youthless, adjective

Word Origin for youth

Old English geogoth; related to Old Frisian jogethe, Old High German iugund, Gothic junda, Latin juventus

British Dictionary definitions for isle of pines (5 of 5)

Youth
/ (juːθ) /

noun

Isle of Youth an island in the NW Caribbean, south of Cuba: administratively part of Cuba from 1925. Chief town: Nueva Gerona. Pop: 80 600 (2002 est). Area: 3061 sq km (1182 sq miles)Former name: Isle of Pines Spanish name: Isla de la Juventud (ˈizla ðe la xuβenˈtuð)
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