adverb see insular

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Insularly — In su*lar*ly, adv. In an insular manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insularly — adverb 1. : in an insular manner : narrowly, rigidly an insularly prejudiced mind 2. : throughout an island insularly distributed Philippine plants …   Useful english dictionary

  • insularly — See insularism. * * * …   Universalium

  • insularly — adverb In an insular manner …   Wiktionary

  • insularly — in·su·lar·ly …   English syllables

  • 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

  • than — I. conjunction Etymology: Middle English than, then then, than more at then Date: before 12th century 1. a. used as a function word to indicate the second member or the member taken as the point of departure in a comparison expressive of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Underground Literary Alliance — The Underground Literary Alliance is a Philadelphia based and internationally membered group of writers, zinesters and DIY writers. They seek to expose what they see as the corruption and insularity in the American book publishing establishment… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 1》 uninterested in ideas, cultures, etc. other than one s own; narrow minded.     ↘lacking contact with other people. 2》 relating to or from an island.     ↘(of climate) equable because of the influence of the sea. 3》 Anatomy relating… …   English new terms dictionary

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