Isle of Youth


an island belonging to Cuba, in the Caribbean Sea, off the SW coast of mainland Cuba. 1180 sq. mi. (3056 sq. km).


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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/.

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[ yooth ]
/ yuθ /


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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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Isle of Youth


See (Isle of) Youth

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/ (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

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/ (juːθ) /


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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