Insularity

Definition of Insularity

In`su`lar´i`ty
n.1.
1.The state or quality of being an island or consisting of islands; insulation.
The insularity of Britain was first shown by Agricola, who sent his fleet round it.
- Pinkerton.
2.Narrowness or illiberality of opinion; prejudice; exclusiveness; as, the insularity of the Chinese or of the aristocracy.

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