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is·land·er

 (ī′lən-dər)
n.
An inhabitant of an island.

islander

(ˈaɪləndə)
n
1. a native or inhabitant of an island
2. (capital) NZ a native or inhabitant of the Pacific Islands

is•land•er

(ˈaɪ lən dər)

n.
a native or inhabitant of an island.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.islander - an inhabitant of an islandislander - an inhabitant of an island    
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
Translations
ساكِن جَزيرَه
ostrovan-ka
øbo
szigetlakó
eyjaskeggi
ostrovan
ada halkıadalı

islander

[ˈaɪləndəʳ] Nisleño/a m/f

islander

[ˈaɪləndər] nhabitant(e) m/f de l'île, insulaire mf
The islanders endured centuries of exploitation → Les habitants de l'île ont enduré des siècles d'exploitation.island-hopping [ˈaɪləndhɒpɪŋ] n
to go island-hopping → aller d'île en îleisland nation nnation f insulaire

islander

nInsulaner(in) m(f), → Inselbewohner(in) m(f)

islander

[ˈaɪləndəʳ] nisolano/a

island

(ˈailənd) noun
1. a piece of land surrounded by water. The island lay a mile off the coast.
2. (also traffic island) a traffic-free area, built in the middle of a street, for pedestrians to stand on.
ˈislander noun
References in classic literature ?
The veteran islander performed his promise faithfully, and pointed out the very spot where the unfortunate discoverer fell.
We saw the cold winter sun rise over the dreary marshes of the Thames and the long, sullen reaches of the river, which I shall ever associate with our pursuit of the Andaman Islander in the earlier days of our career.
As I approached him I saw that some-thing was wrong in this quarter as well, for the islander was standing upon the carcass of the thag, his javelin poised for a throw.
I wasn't afraid a Soph might walk over me; I was afraid they'd take me for an elephant, or an overgrown sample of a potato-fed Islander.
I think I am nearer the truth," she replied, "when I stand by the established, than you are, raging around like an iconoclastic South Sea Islander.
Only a South Sea islander could have lived in such a driving smother.
Under the royal banners rode many a bold Gascon baron and many a hot-blooded islander.
Since, however, we had already determined that Small had come from the Andamans, it is not so very wonderful that this islander should be with him.
At the wheel stood a tall South Sea Islander, clad in white undershirt and scarlet hip-cloth.
Contrast the physical condition of the Irish with that of the North American Indian, or the South Sea Islander, or any other savage race before it was degraded by contact with the civilized man.
As the Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
My blood boils--well, I'm half German, so put it down to patriotism--when I listen to the tasteful contempt of the average islander for things Teutonic, whether they're Bocklin or my veterinary surgeon.