Example sentences for: isles

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

  • (The Misty Isles, the mythical homeland of Queen Aleta in Prince Valiant , once made a practice of slaughtering shipwreck survivors the moment they washed up on beaches.

  • The Scot in Mr. MacIntosh's story is looking for his gaffer, a word used throughout the British Isles--not just in Scotland--to mean a boss.

  • The spring flower we call the primrose ( Primula vulgaris ) is native to Britain and presumably has had English names as long as the language has been spoken in the British Isles.

  • It said Blair had the scientific justification for such a gesture and that if he had decided to make it (which he didn't), it "would without doubt have had the merit of calming the enormous storm of Francophobia that is consuming the British Isles at the moment."

  • Norse culture peaked 1,500 years ago when the Vikings-- über capitalists--pillaged the British Isles.

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