Isle of Wight


noun

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Definition for isle of wight (2 of 2)

Wight
[ wahyt ]
/ waɪt /

noun

Isle of, an island off the S coast of England, forming an administrative division of Hampshire. 147 sq. mi. (381 sq. km). County seat: Newport.
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British Dictionary definitions for isle of wight (1 of 4)

Isle of Wight

noun

See (Isle of) Wight

British Dictionary definitions for isle of wight (2 of 4)

wight1
/ (waɪt) /

noun

archaic a human being

Word Origin for wight

Old English wiht; related to Old Frisian āwet something, Old Norse vǣttr being, Gothic waihts thing, German Wicht small person

British Dictionary definitions for isle of wight (3 of 4)

wight2
/ (waɪt) /

adjective

archaic strong and brave; valiant

Word Origin for wight

C13: from Old Norse vigt; related to Old English wīg battle, Latin vincere to conquer

British Dictionary definitions for isle of wight (4 of 4)

Wight
/ (waɪt) /

noun

Isle of Wight an island and county of S England in the English Channel. Administrative centre: Newport. Pop: 136 300 (2003 est). Area: 380 sq km (147 sq miles)
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