The word island is a noun. Island means (1) a zone or area resembling an island, (2) a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word island.
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the USA, bordered by Connecticut, Massachusetts, and the Atlantic Ocean. Visit this site to learn more about Rhode Island and find printable maps of the state.
Canada's Prince Edward Island is the scenic birthplace of Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables. Travel and tourism information about charming Prince Edward Island is included.
Rhode Island's state capital is Providence. Learn about the Rhode Island state government operations and services. Browse the Rhode Island travel and tourism information, and read about living and working in the Ocean State.
URI, located in Kingston, is the largest of the four Rhode Island universities. It was chartered in 1888 as the state's agricultural school. The school has about 15,000 students, graduate and undergraduate. URI has more than 80 majors in the Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and more. Graduate programs are offered in nursing, pharmacy, and the Graduate School of Oceanography.
Learn about rural, suburban, and urban real estate markets in Rhode Island. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Rhode Island real estate resources on this page.
This National Park directory page lists National Parks, Historic Landmarks, and Natural Landmarks in the State of Rhode Island. An interactive Rhode Island map, plus photos and highlights, are included thereon.
Grenada is known as Spice Island for its abundant cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg crops. Learn more about this Caribbean island, and find helpful travel guides for planning a vacation.
It is little wonder that the Caribbean Islands are a popular vacation destination. The islands boast a warm climate, lush rainforests, and excellent shopping and recreational opportunities.
Founded in 1764 as The College of Rhode Island, it moved to Providence in 1804. It was the first college to admit students of all religious persuasions. Brown is a highly selective, small, private University with approximately 5700 undergraduates, 1600 graduate students, and 357 medical students. There are 658 full-time faculty.
The following articles provide recent island-related news.
Under pressure from nationalists, the Russian president backed off previous hints that he was ready to end a 73-year tussle over the Kurile Islands.
Andrew Higgins. New York Times. Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 21:44:09 GMT.
A book that holds the stories of early Singapore, including Sang Nila Utama's experience on the island when he arrived in 1299, has made its way back to the Republic.
Straits Times. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
The EU believes a hard border on the island of Ireland is an "obvious" result of a "no-deal" Brexit - as signs of a split with Dublin emerged over the issue.
Sky News. Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 19:16:00 +0000.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin had confirmed their determination to find a solution to a decades-long territorial dispute during talks in Moscow on Tuesday.
Reuters. Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 12:25:12 -0500.
Only 20 minutes from Miami International Airport, the Mandarin Oriental, Miami on Brickell Key is an easy-to-get-to private island paradise.
By Irene S. Levine, Contributor. Forbes. Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 07:35:00 -0500.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2019 -- Hamilton Pacific Chamberlain (HPC), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), located in Waldorf, MD, has recently completed multiple federal contracts valued at over $1 million. ...
PR Newswire. Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 12:11:00 +0000.
PARIS (AP) - The French civil aviation authority says Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala was aboard a small passenger plane that went missing off the coast of the island of Guernsey. ...
Washington Times. Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 05:27:01 -0500.