Example sentences for: island

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

  • The central region of Honshu (Japan’s main island), Chubu stretches northeast from Kansai across the Hida, Kiso, and Akaishi mountains — known collectively as the Japan Alps — to the plains of the north coast and the Sea of Japan.

  • In the only congressional race of this election, the contest for Susan Molinari's seat on Staten Island was fought in part over the cost of driving across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which connects Staten Island to Brooklyn and thence to the rest of the world.

  • Area: 1,533 sq km (592 sq miles) — the third largest island.

  • Once on the island, however, you can use the public bus service, which runs the length of the island, linking the hotels with the quayside and the small shopping center.

  • At the northeastern corner of the island is Dixon Hill Lighthouse.

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