Example sentences for: island

How can you use “island” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The general pattern that there are clusters of higher than expected cancer incidence on Long Island is consistent with other studies of the same area, though the exact locations and shapes of the clusters vary with the methods used by different researchers.

  • The island’s most important achievement — and only significant remnant — from this period is the law code of Górtis (see page 36).

  • Among other legends surrounding the statue is a very modern one: During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, when Red Guards were running rampant on Wanchai island, just a swim away, the image of St. James is said to have stepped down from the altar and halted an invasion.

  • D. Charlie Rose, Long Island University

  • Imagine a tropical island on which some of the girls, at adolescence, magically turn into men.

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