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Antonyms for island

continent, main, mainland, landmass.

Quotes of island

  1. In my district, the budget scales back and eliminates several long -term shore protection projects important to the safety and economic security of Long Island – Tim Bishop
  2. The Long Island Sound is an environmentally unique estuary that needs to be protected. – Tim Bishop
  3. The recipe for success is a tried and true one here in Rhode Island innovation, reform, public service. – Donald L. Carcieri
  4. I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century. – Alejo Carpentier
  5. Gleason used to rack balls for me when he was a kid in Brooklyn and in Long Island – Minnesota Fats
  6. I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King Island Christmas, and there are 20 different productions of it this year. – David Friedman
  7. I knew I couldn't live in America and I wasn't ready to move to Europe so I moved to an island off the coast of America- New York City. – Spalding Gray
  8. I have been taking my daily walk round the island and visited the sugar mill and the threshing mill again. – Fanny Kemble
  9. Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here. – Dan Quayle
  10. The painter leaves his mark. And I just put in two statues in Rhode Island that I'm working on. And I think that's going to make me last longer than me. – Anthony Quinn
  11. But Connecticut and Rhode Island have originally realized the most perfect polity as to a legislature. – Ezra Stiles
  12. We lived on the Key West Army Base. Key West for me was a tropical island paradise. – Gloria Swanson
  13. You have to kill to survive. People have been doing it forever. I eat meat, and I eat fish. If I were on a deserted island I would need that to survive. – Benicio Del Toro
  14. The personal vocabulary, the individual melody whose metre is one's biography, joins in that sound, with any luck, and the body moves like a walking, a waking island – Derek Walcott
  15. We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. – John Archibald Wheeler

Usage examples for island

  1. " Lady Gosstre is at the island said Lady Charlotte, to show where it might end, if she pleased. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Do you remember, Dick, the afternoon we went to the island – Loaded Dice by Ellery H. Clark
  3. Half an hour later they had reached the island – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  4. There is going to be a battle over on Long Island sooner or later, and then you will get all the fighting you want. – The Dare Boys of 1776 by Stephen Angus Cox
  5. To get there I had to go to Grand Island – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  6. For the last few years when they are speaking of any one with fine rings they say: 'She had beautiful rings on her fingers like Lady-, ' a visitor to the island – The Aran Islands by John M. Synge
  7. " It is that fellow upon the island he said. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. Discovered on an island by some fool friends that brought him back to town. – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  9. And I'm afraid you can't know on this island – The Flamp, The Ameliorator, and The Schoolboy's Apprentice by E. V. Lucas
  10. 166n Semenoffski Island i. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  11. The island extended N. N. E. and S. S. W. on the west- side. – The Part Borne by the Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765 by J. E. Heeres
  12. Meanwhile, we'll get back to the island – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  13. God, Kinch, if you and I could only work together we might do something for the island – Ulysses by James Joyce
  14. We take your boat and we think that you have such luck that you will find another way of getting off the island – The Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said by Padraic Colum
  15. My island was about nine leagues round. – Seven Frozen Sailors by George Manville Fenn
  16. Lady, if they sail round the island call and let us know. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  17. It ought to be, if he got then away He must wear all our lives upon his sword, He need not fly the Island he must leave no one alive. – The Maids Tragedy by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  18. I don't want William's Island especially, but I'm sure I couldn't get it if I did. – Anne Of The Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  19. We were two weeks on the island before any one of us realized that we had seen no fire. – The Cruise of the Kawa by Walter E. Traprock [Pseudonym of George S. Chappell]
  20. All at once they seemed to see an island rising up out of the sea. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf

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