from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make into an island.
- transitive v. To set apart from others; isolate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make into an island
- v. To isolate
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make an island of; insulate; place apart.
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The map shows how Northern sea-power could not only divide the South in two but almost enisle the eastern part as well.