KJV Dictionary Definition: island


ISLAND, n. i'land. This is an absurd compound of isle and land, that is, land-in-water land, or ieland-land. There is no such legitimate word in English, and it is found only in books. The genuine word always used in discourse is our native word, Sax.ealong, D.G. eiland.

1. A tract of land surrounded by water.

2. A large mass of floating ice, is called an island of ice.


I'SLANDER, n. i'lander. An inhabitant of an ieland.