In"su*lar (?), a. [L. insularis, fr. insula island: cf. F. insulaire. See Isle.]

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.

 

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In"su*lar, n.

An islander.

[R.]

Berkeley.

 

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