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Definition of Island


  1. A tract of land surrounded by water, and smaller than a continent. Cf. Continent.
  2. Anything regarded as resembling an island; as, an island of ice.
  3. See Isle, n., 2.
  4. To cause to become or to resemble an island; to make an island or islands of; to isle.
  5. To furnish with an island or with islands; as, to island the deep.
More "Island" Quotations

Island Translations

island in Afrikaans is eiland
island in Dutch is eiland
island in Finnish is saari
island in German is Insel, Eiland, Insel
island in Hungarian is sziget
island in Italian is isola
island in Latin is insula
island in Portuguese is console, ilha
island in Spanish is isla