- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
(Heb. i, "dry land," as opposed to water) occurs in its usual signification (Isaiah 42:4, 10, 12, 15, comp. Jeremiah 47:4), but more frequently simply denotes a maritime region or sea-coast (Isaiah 20:6, R.V.," coastland;" 23:2, 6; Jeremiah 2:10; Ezekiel 27:6, 7). (See CHITTIM.) The shores of the Mediterranean are called the "islands of the sea" (Isaiah 11:11), or the "isles of the Gentiles" (Genesis 10:5), and sometimes simply "isles" (Psalms 72:10); Ezekiel 26:15, 18; 27:3, 35; Daniel 11:18).
ISLAND, noun 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, noun i'lander. An inhabitant of an ieland.