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noun [countable] island pronunciation in British English /ˈaɪlənd/
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  1. a piece of land that is completely surrounded by water

    The hotel is the best on the island.

    islands off the west coast of Canada

    1. a.


      used in the name of an island

      the Philippine Islands

    2. b.
      [only before noun] connected with an island, or living on an island

      a small island nation

    See also traffic island

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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