Insular

Definition of Insular

In´su`lar
a.1.
1.Of or pertaining to an island; of the nature, or possessing the characteristics, of an island; as, an insular climate, fauna, etc.
2.Of or pertaining to the people of an island; narrow; circumscribed; illiberal; contracted; as, insular habits, opinions, or prejudices.
The penury of insular conversation.
- Johnson.
n.1.An islander.

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