- n. Plural form of isle.
“It's one of the most well-known speeches but quite clearly and very creatively they are punning on the word isles.”
“In contrast, the SNP's, the other Celtic and English nationalists 'belief that national identity in these isles is a zero-sum game where you can only have one or the other, is a very narrow one - one that doesn't rest at all comfortably with the reality with of the modern multi-ethnic and cultural United Kingdom.”
“It must be “Romaric” posing in a lovely pic taken in the Greek isles is what looks to be the backdrop ….”
“On the eve of the fiesta, people walk from church to church, admiring the handiwork of the skilled artesans who construct the carpets on the floor of the wide main isles.”
“Caprea, or in three small islands of Sicily which Aristotle calls the isles of the Sirens.”
“There the Servant calls the isles and the distant peoples to listen, and declares that His mouth is 'like a sharp sword'; here all that is keen and smiting in His word has softened into gentle whispers of comfort to sustain the weary.”
“In Hakluyt these are called the isles of Madrabumba, and are said to be ten leagues from the point of Sierra Leona.”
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“At this time, the largest of the Ridang isles, which is the eastermost, bore from us due”
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“His country also shall be made desolate: I will send a fire on Magog (v. 6) and among those that dwell carelessly, or confidently, in the isles, that is, the nations of the Gentiles.”
“But this is directed to the isles (that is, the Gentiles, for they are called the isles of the Gentiles, Gen.x. 5) and to the people from far, that were strangers to the commonwealth of Israel, and afar off.”
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Imagine my joy when I was wearing my calculator watch and was first introduced to someone named Leslie - there was exactly enough room on the display for 317537.14.
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