Definition of 'desert island'
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Hell is deserted islands and bullies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I held the view that desert islands were potentially hazardous places. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remember that time you took part in an ITV reality abandonment show on a desert island for reasons based solely on your first name? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Over the decades they have emerged from desert islands and tropical jungles. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Who or what would you take with you to a desert island? The Sun (2010)What are your five desert island staples? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her desert island would probably have an underground lair. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet if you had to make a desert island choice between the three, could you? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Imagine you had spent 2011 stranded on a desert island. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you could take one book to a desert island, which would it be? The Sun (2015)If you had to live on a desert island with one other comic, who would you pick? The Sun (2014)A desert island mirage dreaming of a drug store selling discount stamps? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Nobody lives there so if lovers really do want to spend time alone, it's the perfect desert island. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Desert island essentials Soap. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'desert island'
British English: desert island /ˈdɛzət ˈaɪlənd/ NOUN
A desert island is a small tropical island, where nobody lives.
- American English: desert island
- Arabic: جَزِيرَةٌ اِسْتِوائِيَّةٌ غَيْرُ مَأْهُولَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: ilha deserta
- Chinese: 荒岛
- Croatian: pusti otok
- Czech: opuštěný ostrov
- Danish: øde ø
- Dutch: onbewoond eiland
- European Spanish: isla desierta
- Finnish: autio saari
- French: île déserte
- German: einsame Insel
- Greek: ερημονήσι
- Italian: isola deserta
- Japanese: 無人島
- Korean: 무인도
- Norwegian: øde øy
- Polish: bezludna wyspa
- European Portuguese: ilha deserta
- Romanian: insulă pustie
- Russian: необитаемый остров
- Spanish: isla desierta
- Swedish: öde ö
- Thai: เกาะที่ไม่มีคนอาศัยอยู่
- Turkish: ıssız ada
- Ukrainian: безлюдний острів
- Vietnamese: đảo hoang
Definition of desert island from the Collins English Dictionary
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