isle


isle
aɪl n. small island; island

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  • Isle — bezeichnet: Isle (Fluss), Nebenfluss der Dordogne in Südwestfrankreich Isle ist der Name folgender Gemeinden in Frankreich: Isle (Haute Vienne), Gemeinde im Département Haute Vienne Isle Aubigny, Gemeinde im Département Aube Isle Aumont, Gemeinde …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • isle — ISLE. s. f. Espace de terre entouré d eau de tous costez. Isle deserte. isle peuplée, fertile, inaccessible, sabloneuse. les isles qui sont dans la mer, dans les rivieres. la riviere fait une isle, des isles. ce n est pas continent, c est une… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Isle [3] — Isle (spr. īl ), Name zahlreicher franz. Ortschaften, darunter: 1) L Isle Adam, Stadt im Depart. Seine et Oise, Arrond. Pontoise, an der Oise, über die zwei alte Brücken führen, und an der Nordbahn, hat eine schöne Kirche (16. Jahrh.), ein… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Isle — may refer to:* Island * Isle, Haute Vienne, a commune of the Haute Vienne département in France * Isle, Minnesota * Isle River, a river in France * The Isle , a 2000 South Korean film directed by Kim Ki duk * New York Islanders, the nickname for… …   Wikipedia

  • Isle — Isla Castillo de Gigondas …   Wikipedia Español

  • Isle — Isle, n. [OF. isle, F. [^i]le, L. insula; cf. Lith. sala. Cf. {Insulate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An island. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Imperial rule of all the seagirt isles. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A spot within another of a different… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isle — Isle, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 707 Housing Units (2000): 414 Land area (2000): 2.104090 sq. miles (5.449567 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.439577 sq. miles (1.138500 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.543667 sq. miles (6.588067 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Isle, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 707 Housing Units (2000): 414 Land area (2000): 2.104090 sq. miles (5.449567 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.439577 sq. miles (1.138500 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.543667 sq. miles (6.588067 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • isle — [īl] n. [ME ile < OFr ile, earlier isle < ML isla, contr. < L insula < ? ( terra) in salo, (land) in the sea < salum, sea: the form isle became general in the Renaissance, infl. by L insula] an island, esp., a small island: poetic… …   English World dictionary

  • Isle — Isle, n. [Obs.] See {Aisle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isle — Isle, v. t. To cause to become an island, or like an island; to surround or encompass; to island. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Isled in sudden seas of light. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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