Isle \Isle\, n. [Obs.] See {Aisle}. [1913 Webster]

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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 — 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 — [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, 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

  • isle — (n.) late 13c., from O.Fr. ile, earlier isle, from L. insula island, of uncertain origin, perhaps (as the Ancients guessed) from in salo (that which is) in the sea, from ablative of salum the open sea. The s was restored first in French, then in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Isle — (spr. ihl), altfranz. Form für île (Insel) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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