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Definition: Islands of the blessed
Island \Is"land\, n. [OE. iland, yland, AS. [=i]gland, ?gland,
?glond; [=i]g, ?g, island + land, lond, land. AS. [=i]g, ?g,
is akin to AS. e['a] water, river, OHG. ?uwa, G. au meadow,
Icel. ey island, Dan. & Sw. ["o], Goth. ahwa a stream, water,
L. aqua water. The s is due to confusion with isle. Cf.
Ait, Eyot, Ewer, Aquatic.]
1. A tract of land surrounded by water, and smaller than a
continent. Cf. Continent.
2. Anything regarded as resembling an island; as, an island
3. (Zo["o]l.) See Isle, n., 2.
Islands of the blessed (Myth.), islands supposed to lie in
the Western Ocean, where the favorites of the gods are
conveyed at death, and dwell in everlasting joy.