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Main Entry: is·land
Pronunciation: primarystressimacr-lschwand
Function: noun
Etymology: an altered form of earlier iland "island," derived from Old English imacrgland "island"; the spelling island was influenced by the word isle, which is not related
1 : an area of land surrounded by water and smaller than a continent
2 : something suggestive of an island in its isolation

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