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English noun: island

1. island (object) a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water


Broader (hypernym)dry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma


Narrower (hyponym)Aegean island, barrier island, Caribbean Island, South Sea Islands


Instance hyponymAcores, Admiralty Island, Aegadean Islands, Aegadean Isles, Aegates, Anglesea, Anglesea Island, Anglesey, Anglesey Island, Anguilla, Antigua, Aran Islands, Aruba, Azores, Baffin Island, Bahrain, Bahrain Island, Bahrein, Bahrein Island, Bali, Barbados, Barbuda, Bedloe's Island, Bermuda, Bermudas, Bioko, Bisayas, Bonaire, Borneo, Bougainville, Bouvet Island, British Isles, Canaries, Canary Islands, Cape Breton Island, Capri, Catalina Island, Cebu, Celebes, Ceylon, Channel Island, Chiloe, China, Corse, Corsica, Crete, Cuba, Culebra, Curacao, Cyprus, Dominica, Egadi Islands, Ellis Island, Emerald Isle, Ezo, Faeroe Islands, Faeroes, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Faroes, Fiji Islands, Fijis, Formosa, Galapagos, Galapagos Islands, Galveston Island, GB, Great Britain, Greenland, Gronland, GU, Guadalcanal, Guadalupe Island, Guadeloupe, Guam, Haiti, Hawaii, Hawaii Island, Hayti, Hibernia, Hispaniola, Hokkaido, Hondo, Honshu, Iceland, Ile-St-Louis, Ireland, Ischia, Islay, isle, Isle of Man, Isle of Skye, islet, Isole Egadi, Ithaca, Ithaki, Iwo Jima, Jamaica, Java, Kahoolawe, Kahoolawe Island, Kalaallit Nunaat, Kalimantan, Kauai, Kauai Island, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, Krakatao, Krakatau, Krakatoa, Kriti, Kyushu, Lanai, Lanai Island, Lemnos, Liberty Island, Limnos, Long Island, Luzon, Madagascar, Madeira, Majorca, Maldive Islands, Maldives, Malta, Man, Manhattan Island, Martha's Vineyard, Martinique, Maui, Maui Island, Mauritius, Mindanao, Mindoro, Molokai, Molokai Island, Moluccas, Mona, Montserrat, Mull, Nantucket, Nationalist China, Nauru, Nauru Island, Netherlands Antilles, Nevis, New Britain, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Ireland, New Siberian Islands, New Zealand, New Zealand Islands, Newfoundland, Nihau, Nihau Island, Norfolk Island, North Island, Nova Zembla, Novaya Zemlya, Oahu, Oahu Island, Okinawa, Pleasant Island, Porto Rico, Principe, Puerto Rico, Redonda, Republic of China, Saba, Saint Christopher, Saint Eustatius, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent, Saipan, Samoa, Samoan Islands, Santa Catalina, Sao Tiago Island, Sardegna, Sardinia, Seeland, Seychelles, Seychelles islands, Shikoku, Sicilia, Sicily, Singapore, Singapore Island, Sjaelland, Sombrero, South Island, Spice Islands, Spitsbergen, Spitzbergen, St. Christopher, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Vincent, Staffa, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tenerife, Timor, Tobago, Trinidad, Vancouver Island, Vanua Levu, Vieques, Virgin Islands, Visayan Islands, Viti Levu, Wake, Wake Island, Yezo, Zanzibar, Zealand


Member meronymarchipelago

2. island (artifact) a zone or area resembling an island


Broader (hypernym)zone


Narrower (hyponym)kitchen island, safety island, safety isle, safety zone, traffic island









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