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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.
The Sandwich Islanders, when first discovered, evinced a character superior to most of the savages of the Pacific isles.
At the time of the visit of the Tonquin, the islanders had profited, in many respects, by occasional intercourse with white men; and had shown a quickness to observe and cultivate those arts important to their mode of living.
On the morning after her arrival, the ship was surrounded by canoes and pirogues, filled with the islanders of both sexes, bringing off supplies of fruits and vegetables, bananas, plantains, watermelons, yams, cabbages and taro.
The islanders are a comely race, of a copper complexion.
Presently it betrayed a pair of eyes, and soon I became aware that what I had supposed to have been one of the fruit was nothing else than the head of an islander, who had adopted this singular method of bringing his produce to market.
You would have thought the islanders were on the point of flying at each other's throats, whereas they were only amicably engaged in disentangling their boats.
We had approached within a mile and a half perhaps of this foot of the bay, when some of the islanders, who by this time had managed to scramble aboard of us at the risk of swamping their canoes, directed our attention to a singular commotion in the water ahead of the vessel.
The men were dark-skinned, and larger than Solomon Islanders, but the woman, he could plainly see, was white.
With nearly 15 tourists for every Islander, tourism on the Island has been so good lately that one entrepreneur made history by bringing in the Island's first exotic dancers to his North Shore Cavendish bar before being promptly shut down two weeks later for displaying such bad taste.
Islander peoples have left few written sources, and these were often in languages that western historians did not read.
This is a very readable and insightful account of the formation of Central Queensland's Australian South Sea Islander communities, focusing in particular on those in Rockhampton and district.