noun see insular

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  • insularism — n. the state of being insulated. Syn: insulation, insularity, detachment. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insularism — insularísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  INSULARÍSM s. n. tendinţă a unui popor insular de a nu avea contacte cu continentele vecine. (< fr. insularisme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • insularism — See insular. * * * …   Universalium

  • insularism — in·su·lar·ism …   English syllables

  • insularism — noun the state of being isolated or detached the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel • Syn: ↑insulation, ↑insularity, ↑detachment • Derivationally related forms: ↑insular (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • insular — insularism, n. insularity, n. insularly, adv. /in seuh leuhr, ins yeuh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to an island or islands: insular possessions. 2. dwelling or situated on an island. 3. forming an island: insular rocks. 4. detached; standing …   Universalium

  • insular — adjective Etymology: Late Latin insularis, from Latin insula island Date: 1611 1. a. of, relating to, or constituting an island b. dwelling or situated on an island < insular residents > 2. characteristic of an isolated people; especially being,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Canada in the American Civil War — At the time of the American Civil War, Canada did not yet exist as a federated nation. Instead, the territory consisted of the United Province of Canada (modern southern Ontario, southern Quebec and Labrador), the six other remaining colonies of… …   Wikipedia

  • insularly — See insularism. * * * …   Universalium

  • insularity — See insularism. * * * …   Universalium

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