What does ISLE mean?

Definitions for ISLEaɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ISLE.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. isle, islet(noun)

    a small island

Wiktionary

  1. isle(Noun)

    An island.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Isle(noun)

    see Aisle

  2. Isle(noun)

    an island

  3. Isle(noun)

    a spot within another of a different color, as upon the wings of some insects

  4. Isle(verb)

    to cause to become an island, or like an island; to surround or encompass; to island

  5. Origin: [OF. isle, F. le, L. insula; cf. Lith. sala. Cf. Insulate.]

Freebase

  1. Isle

    Isle is a city in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 751 at the 2010 census. Its name in the Ojibwe language is "Chi-minising", due to being located right by Malone Island of Mille Lacs Lake, the largest island of that lake.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Isle

    īl, n. an island.—ns. Isles′man, an islander, esp. an inhabitant of the Hebrides; Islet (ī′let), a little isle. [M. E. ile, yle—O. Fr. isle (Fr. île)—L. insula, considered to be so called because lying in salo, in the main sea, L. salum being akin to Gr. salos, the main sea.]

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  1. ISLE

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ISLE' in Nouns Frequency: #1714

Anagrams for ISLE »

  1. leis

  2. Lise

  3. lies

  4. sile, Sile

  5. Sile

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ISLE in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ISLE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elena Mera Long:

    People say: 'What do you do all day on such a small island?' they must be joking. Everybody on Fair Isle works like beavers, and there's never a dull moment. It's a model for a good community. I doubt if there's a more harmonious one anywhere.

  2. John Milton:

    When the waves are round me breaking,As I pace the deck alone,And my eye in vain is seekingSome green leaf to rest uponWhat would not I give to wanderWhere my old companions dwellAbsence makes the heart grow fonder,Isle of Beauty, fare thee well

  3. William Shakespeare:

    This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.

  4. William Shakespeare, "King Richard II", Act 2 scene 1:

    This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.

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