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island
  • noun
    A piece of land surrounded by water. (the island of Crete)
    A thing resembling an island, especially in being isolated, detached, or surrounded in some way. (the university is the last island of democracy in this country)
    A detached portion of tissue or group of cells. (Stromal retraction between tumor islands and dermal connective tissue was observed in 12 cases.)

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