located or tending away from the shore of an island: an off-island current.
away from the shore of an island: The ship sank about two miles off-island.
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How to use off-island in a sentence
On, still on, under the stars of the far-off island rode the three men.Old Broadbrim Into the Heart of Australia | Author of "Old Broadbrim"
To the far-off island of Iceland we must go for the story of the early days of Norway.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15) | Charles Morris
A chief named Wai, of the far-off island of Ono, tributary to Lakemba, came to that island to pay his dues.The Cruise of the Mary Rose | William H. G. Kingston
At last he saw a great blue mountain, with snow feathering its crests, in a far-off island, and on that island he alighted.Tales of Troy and Greece | Andrew Lang
In a far-off island, thousands of miles from the mainland, and unconnected with the world by cable, stands this inscription.The Little Colonel's House Party | Annie Fellows Johnston