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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 ?
How it is, there is no telling, but Islanders seem to make the best whalemen.
Not enough to speak of --two islanders, that's all; --but come aboard, old hearty, come along.
Those islanders -- well, they are slow pay at first, in the matter of return for your investment of effort, but in the end they make the pay of all other nations poor and small by contrast.
Nay, by St Mary, brother Brian, you must not think you are now in Palestine, predominating over heathen Turks and infidel Saracens; we islanders love not blows, save those of holy Church, who chasteneth whom she loveth.
It would be a nice thing for me to send my islanders a cruel governor with flinty bowels, who won't yield to the tears of afflicted damsels or to the prayers of wise, magisterial, ancient enchanters and sages.
The night slipped away without any mischance, the islanders frightened no doubt at the sight of a monster aground in the bay.
BUT the islanders, seeing that I was really adrift, took pity on me.
The errors of the South Sea missions are pointed out with even more force than in 'Typee,' and it is a fact that both these books have ever since been of the greatest value to outgoing missionaries on account of the exact information contained in them with respect to the islanders.
The Sandwich Islanders, when first discovered, evinced a character superior to most of the savages of the Pacific isles.
Last summer the islanders grew wearied, as their premier explained, of "playing at being savages for pennies," and proceeded to pull down all the landing-towers on the island and shut off general communication till such time as the A.
The men were dark-skinned, and larger than Solomon Islanders, but the woman, he could plainly see, was white.
Rose considered them by far the most exciting dramas she had ever witnessed; and when the performance closed with a grand ballet of Feejee Islanders, whose barbaric yells alarmed the gulls, she had no words in which to express her gratification.