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Isles appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • I saw damsels in isles; mad was I.
  • A tinsel sign I won as I trade sub allies… oh, those ill abused artisan-owing isles, Nita!
  • "Delia, win me, lose me, damn me; lose damsels if isles made solemn made ME solemn!" I wailed.
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"Isles" is the first studio album by the American brother/sister duo Wild Belle. It was released on March 12, 2013, by Columbia Records. The album encompasses many genres, and its title refers to the band's goal of making each song its own "isle" with a distinct musical style.


  1. "Isles" is a book by Gavin Bantock.
  2. "Isles" a.k.a. "The Isles: A History" is a narrative history book by Norman Davies.

Phrases with Isles

  1. isles of langerhans
  2. aegates isles
  3. aegadean isles
  4. Atlantic Isles
  5. windward isles
  6. hebridean isles

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Google previewBasement Tectonics 9 (2012)

Australia and Other Regions Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Basement Tectonics, held in Canberra, Australia, July 1990 by M.J. Rickard, H.J. Harrington, P.R. Williams

The British Isles is a classical area for the development of geological concepts, and although it has a reputation of detailed complexity, many simple linear features can also be observed. Following Russell's (1968) identification of large- scale ...

Google previewLegal Issues in Counselling & Psychotherapy (2002)

by Peter Jenkins

The British Isles is a surprising mixture of legal jurisdictions with significant differences between them. The legal systems in Eire and Scotland are based on Roman law in contrast to the common law traditions of England, Wales and Northern ...

Google previewDifferent Strokes (1999)

The Lives and Teachings of the Game's Wisest Women by Mona Vold

Ballen Isles is a grand place. There are four towering entrances to the sprawling stone clubhouse. Built in the late sixties as home of the PGA, it was that until the early seventies when the association and investors parted ways. Since then it ...

Google previewVisions of Britain, 1730-1830 (2013)

Anglo-Scottish Writing and Representation by S. Mitchell

However, the central significance of the two small illustrations to the Lord of the Isles is that both were effectively combined and transformed in one of Turner's most striking and important oil paintings of this period, Staffa, Fingal's Cave (1832 ; ...

Google previewNew Hart's Rules (2014)

The Oxford Style Guide by Oxford University Press

The British Isles is a geographical term that refers to the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the surrounding islands, and does not connote ownership. • America is a land mass consisting of the continents of North and South America. It should be ...

Google previewAfter Cloven Tongues of Fire (2013)

Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History by David A. Hollinger

Huxley, had enough “real Christianity ” in him “to save the soul” of every person in the British Isles is a convenient emblem for this discourse. That there was a genuine ...

Google previewSports around the World: History, Culture, and Practice [4 volumes] (2012)

History, Culture, and Practice by John Nauright

The British Isles refers to the series of islands off the northwest coast of the European continent and includes the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands, Shetland, Orkney, the Hebrides, and a series of small ...

Google previewEurope's First Farmers (2000)

by T. Douglas Price

Yet the British Isles is a region where, for a variety of reasons, there is a limited range of information which can contribute meaningfully to these discussions. Much of Ireland and northern Britain is covered with acidic soils which do not allow for ...

Google previewThe Language of Postcolonial Literatures (2002)

An Introduction by Ismail S. Talib

is a political entity, whereas the British Isles is a geographical entity that includes England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Ireland (sometimes referred to as Southern Ireland), as it is an independent ...

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Each section of the British Isles has its own way of laughing, except Wales, which doesn't. (Stephen Leacock)
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Scrabble value of I1S1L1E1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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