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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small island.

Usage examples (36)
  • The ocean is ours; the isles of the sea bow to our bidding and bring us their treasure of grain and of gold.
  • The same day they passed another uninhabited island, which they called the isle of Birds, from its many wild-fowl.
  • Government, contrary to the beliefs of the those in government and those on the left of the isle is a drag on the economy.
  • You say that as if purging the Hill of corporate shilling whores on both sides of the isle is a bad thing. for more
Tutoring comment
  • An "aisle" is a narrow walkway or passage. It sounds the same as "I'll," which means I will or I shall. It also sounds the same as "isle," which is a little island.
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