Isle of

Isle of

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For names of actual isles, see the specific element of the name; for example, Wight, Isle of.
References in classic literature ?
And some say that in the isle of Lango is Ipocras's daughter in form of a Dragon.
The author embarks with the patriarch, narrowly escapes shipwreck near the isle of Socotora; enters the Arabian Gulf, and the Red Sea.
Soon after we discovered the isle of Babelmandel, which gives name to the strait so called, and parts the sea that surrounds it into two channels; that on the side of Arabia is not above a quarter of a league in breadth, and through this pass almost all the vessels that trade to or from the Red Sea.
Forty leagues farther is the Isle of Camaram, whose inhabitants are annoyed with little serpents, which they call basilisks, which, though very poisonous and deadly, do not, as the ancients have told us, kill with their eyes, or if they have so fatal a power, it is not at least in this place.
Distant from Rondelo a hundred and thirty leagues is the Isle of Suaquem, where the Bassa of that country chooses his residence, for the convenience of receiving the tribute with greater exactness, there being a large trade carried on here with the Abyssins.
But when they were passed by all the coast of Peloponnesus, then, towards Crisa, that vast gulf began to heave in sight which through all its length cuts off the rich isle of Pelops.
Harris: SuffX - Atlantic View, Bunavoneader, PS46 (twice); BF - 2 Scaladale, Isle of Harris, PS46.
Setting sail from London Tilbury on September 2, the ship will call at the Orkney Isles with an optional excursion to Skara Brae, the Isle of Skye, Isle of Mull with a visit to the trafficfree island of Iona, plus Belfast, Dublin, Cobh for an optional visit to Cork, Isles of Scilly, Guernsey and Honfleur in France.
A BODY has been found in the search for a north-east woman who went missing on the Isle of Wight.
It is believed that a gang, based in Merseyside, have been importing large amounts of Class A and B drugs to the Isle of Man since January 2018.
THE Duke of Cambridge indulged his passion for motorbikes when he visited the Isle of Man TT - but his wife may have not been so impressed.