Definition of Islands. Meaning of Islands. Synonyms of Islands

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Definition of Islands

Island
Island Is"land, v. t. 1. To cause to become or to resemble an island; to make an island or islands of; to isle. --Shelley. 2. To furnish with an island or with islands; as, to island the deep. --Southey.

Meaning of Islands from wikipedia

- not considered an island. There are two main types of islands in the sea: continental and oceanic. There are also artificial islands, which are man-made...
- Shetland and Orkney islands. A traditional name for the islands in Irish, Na Scigirí, possibly refers to the (Eyja-)Skeggjar "(Island-)Beards", a nickname...
- The Hawaiian Islands (Hawaiian: Mokupuni o Hawai‘i) are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts in...
- concentrated in the two capital islands: around 43% on the island of Tenerife and 40% on the island of Gran Canaria. The Canary Islands, especially Tenerife, Gran...
- Caicos Islands (abbreviated TCI; /tɜːrks/ and /ˈkeɪkəs, -koʊs, -kɒs/) are a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller...
- Town on Grand Cayman, which is the most populous of the three islands. The Cayman Islands is considered to be part of the geographic Western Caribbean...
- the largest of the islands; and the Bailiwick of Guernsey, consisting of Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm and some smaller islands. They are considered...
- largest Gr**** Islands, ****s and Rhodes, the rest of the islands are two-thirds of the area of Rhodes, or smaller. The Gr**** islands are traditionally...
- but Argentina maintains its claim to the islands. In April 1982, Argentine military forces invaded the islands. British administration was restored two...
- Polynesians once inhabited the Kermadec Islands, the Auckland Islands and Norfolk Island in pre-colonial times, but these islands were uninhabited by the time European...