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synonyms for island

  • archipelago
  • enclave
  • isle
  • islet
  • peninsula
  • reef
  • atoll
  • bar
  • cay
  • haven
  • key
  • refuge
  • retreat
  • sanctuary
  • shelter
See also synonyms for: islands
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This work focused on the island territory of Turks and Caicos.
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When they tested it on a small island off the coast of Spain, the vaccine seemed to spread to more than half of the local rabbit population.
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While walking across the island on a recent vacation, I was often interested in locating the point on the shore that was nearest to my current position.
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Critical exponents describe the details of this process, such as how the biggest islands grow.
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Moreover, Mathur said, the testing, surveillance and tracing strategy is “so robust” in the island nation that every positive test result leads to all of the patient’s contacts being tested as well.
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Ferraro and Simorangkir analyzed satellite data showing annual forest loss from 2008 to 2012 — including during Indonesia’s phase-in of the antipoverty program — in 7,468 forested villages across 15 provinces and multiple islands.
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So we live in an age where— you’re talking about software, but basically we live in a multicultural, diverse, “everybody is kind of their own island but also all sorts of other things” world.
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This can happen because their ranges are quite limited, such as when they are confined to an island.
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Furthermore, a new kind of foe came to the fore by 1st century BC – the pirates with their lighter vessels who made frequent raids on the coasts of Illyria and the various islands of the Adriatic.
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So we live in an age where — you’re talking about software, but basically we live in a multicultural, diverse, “everybody is kind of their own island but also all sorts of other things” world.
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WORDS RELATED TO ISLAND

  • coat
  • cocoon
  • cushion
  • cut off
  • inlay
  • island
  • isolate
  • keep apart
  • line
  • seclude
  • separate
  • sequester
  • set apart
  • shield
  • tape
  • treat
  • wrap
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