Example sentences for: islanders

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

  • In later centuries the islanders’ gracious hospitality was to cost them dearly.

  • Slavery had been abolished in Bermuda more than a quarter-century before the outbreak of the American Civil War, yet islanders’ sympathies lay with the South.

  • Neolithic islanders lived in caves and rock shelters, examples of which can still be seen on both Mallorca and Menorca, and hunted the only large animal on the islands, a type of mountain goat, now extinct.

  • Revenue from outside sources minus an effective opposition plus a co-opted population is a formula for disaster, regardless of whether the government is controlled by Inuit, whites, or South Sea Islanders."

  • In 1649, the islanders were appalled to learn of the execution of Charles I and the proclamation of Cromwell’s Commonwealth.

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