But by 1920, American per-capita GDP exceeded that of the British isles.
Disney-star-turned-'Rizzoli & isles'-actor Lee Thompson Young died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Monday.
We may remark that no species of Phasmid are known to inhabit the British isles.
Our nation is in number more than half that of the British isles.
That yacht of mine, there she is, and I said I would board her and have a fly with half a dozen fellows round the Scottish isles.
By far the most tragic fate, however, was that suffered by the British isles.
Senator Dilworthy says, we are bound to extend our religion over the isles of the sea.
But his mission is not in the isles of the West; he establisheth the throne in Zion.
When have I foretold evil upon you or yours, or upon the isles beyond?
The bondmen are free in the isles of the main!The chains from their limbs they are flinging!
late 13c., from Old French ile, earlier isle, from Latin insula "island," of uncertain origin, perhaps (as the Ancients guessed) from in salo "(that which is) in the sea," from ablative of salum "the open sea." The -s- was restored first in French, then in English in the late 1500s.