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Iberia Tweet Definition of Iberia Like Definition of Iberia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The region of Europe south of the Pyrenees, consisting of Andorra, Spain, Portugal, and Gibraltar.
Iceland Tweet Definition of Iceland Like Definition of Iceland on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in Europe. Official name: Republic of Iceland.
  2. An island in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Idaho Tweet Definition of Idaho Like Definition of Idaho on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A (USstate) Capital: Boise.
Ill. Tweet Definition of Ill. Like Definition of Ill. on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Illinois
Ille-et-Vilaine Tweet Definition of Ille-et-Vilaine Like Definition of Ille-et-Vilaine on Facebook
proper noun
  1. One of the dpartements of Brittany, France, wherein lies the city of Rennes
Illinois Tweet Definition of Illinois Like Definition of Illinois on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A (USstate) Capital: Springfield. Largest city: Chicago.
Imperia Tweet Definition of Imperia Like Definition of Imperia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A province of Liguria, Italy.
  2. A town in Imperia, its capital.
Imphal Tweet Definition of Imphal Like Definition of Imphal on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The state capital of Manipur (India).
Inari Tweet Definition of Inari Like Definition of Inari on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Inari (mythology))
  1. a Shinto god
Ind. Tweet Definition of Ind. Like Definition of Ind. on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Indiana
  2. India
  3. Indian
independence Tweet Definition of independence Like Definition of independence on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, independence (disambiguation))
  1. The state or quality of being independent; freedom from dependence; exemption from reliance on, or control by, others; self-subsistence or maintenance; direction of one's own affairs without interference.
  2. Sufficient means for a comfortable livelihood.
India Tweet Definition of India Like Definition of India on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The territory east of the river Indus and south of the Himalaya mountains (formerly also known as Hindustan)
  2. Country in South Asia (Bharat). Official name: Republic of India.
  3. Formerly applied to America, also pl. Indies (obsolete)
  4. The letter I in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
Indiana Tweet Definition of Indiana Like Definition of Indiana on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A (USstate) Capital and largest city: Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Tweet Definition of Indianapolis Like Definition of Indianapolis on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of the State of Indiana, USA.
Indian Ocean Tweet Definition of Indian Ocean Like Definition of Indian Ocean on Facebook
proper noun (Indian ocean, Ocean)
  1. the ocean separating Africa, southern Asia, Australia and Antarctica.
Indies Tweet Definition of Indies Like Definition of Indies on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Indies)
  1. The East Indies, including India, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and adjacent lands.
  2. The West Indies, including Cuba, Puerto Rico, and other islands of the Caribbean.
Indochina Tweet Definition of Indochina Like Definition of Indochina on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The former French colonial part of Southeast Asia comprising the peninsula containing Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
Indonesia Tweet Definition of Indonesia Like Definition of Indonesia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Southeast Asia. Official name: Republic of Indonesia.
Inland Sea Tweet Definition of Inland Sea Like Definition of Inland Sea on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, lang=ja, 瀬戸内海)
  1. the body of water that separates the three main islands of Japan
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INN Tweet Definition of INN Like Definition of INN on Facebook
initialism
  1. International Nonproprietary Name - the official non-proprietary or generic name given to a pharmaceutical substance, as designated by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Inner Hebrides Tweet Definition of Inner Hebrides Like Definition of Inner Hebrides on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The islands of the Hebrides around the coast of Scotland, separated from the Outer Hebrides by the Little Minch.
Inverness Tweet Definition of Inverness Like Definition of Inverness on Facebook
noun
  1. a type of cloak without sleeves and having a removable cape
proper noun
  1. A city in Scotland
  2. Any of several cities in the United States and Canada (and one county in Nova Scotia, Canada), named after the Scottish city
Ioannina Tweet Definition of Ioannina Like Definition of Ioannina on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Greece.
Ionian Islands Tweet Definition of Ionian Islands Like Definition of Ionian Islands on Facebook
proper nounthe Ionian Islands
  1. A group of islands in the Ionian Sea - one of the 13 peripheries of Greece The main islands are Corfu, Ithaca, Kefallonia, Kythira, Lefkada, Paxoi and Zante.
Ionian Sea Tweet Definition of Ionian Sea Like Definition of Ionian Sea on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A sea in the central and east central part of the Mediterranean.
Iowa Tweet Definition of Iowa Like Definition of Iowa on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A (USstate) Capital: Des Moines.
Ipoh Tweet Definition of Ipoh Like Definition of Ipoh on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The state capital of Perak (Malaysia).
Ipswich Tweet Definition of Ipswich Like Definition of Ipswich on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The county town of Suffolk, England
Irak Tweet Definition of Irak Like Definition of Irak on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (context, dated, rare) (alternative spelling of, Iraq)
Iran Tweet Definition of Iran Like Definition of Iran on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in the Middle East known as Persia until 1935. Official name: Islamic Republic of Iran.
Iraq Tweet Definition of Iraq Like Definition of Iraq on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Mesopotamia that borders on Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Turkey. Official name: Republic of Iraq.
Ireland Tweet Definition of Ireland Like Definition of Ireland on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A large island in northwest Europe.
  2. A state occupying the twenty-five southernmost county, counties of the island of Ireland and Country Donegal in the north. Often called the Republic of Ireland, its "official description."
Irish Sea Tweet Definition of Irish Sea Like Definition of Irish Sea on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland; bordered to the north by the North Channel and to the south by St George's Channel and the Celtic Sea.
Irving Tweet Definition of Irving Like Definition of Irving on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male), used by English-speaking Jews to anglicize Israel.
Islamabad Tweet Definition of Islamabad Like Definition of Islamabad on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Pakistan.
Isle of Man Tweet Definition of Isle of Man Like Definition of Isle of Man on Facebook
proper nounthe Isle of Man
  1. An island in the Irish Sea, a British Crown dependency that is part of the British Isles but not of the United Kingdom.
Isle of Wight Tweet Definition of Isle of Wight Like Definition of Isle of Wight on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An island and county off the south coast of England opposite Southampton, sometimes considered to be part of Hampshire.
Islington Tweet Definition of Islington Like Definition of Islington on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A borough of north London, England
Israel Tweet Definition of Israel Like Definition of Israel on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The modern nation in the Middle East, located at eastern shore of the Mediterranean. Official name: State of Israel.
  2. The ancient nation occupying approximately the same area, especially under the united monarchy of Saul, David and Solomon.
  3. (context, biblical) A name given to Jacob (Genesis 32:28).
    • (RQ:Authorized Version, Genesis, 32, 28)
    • : And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but : for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
    • 2006: http://www.scripture4all.org/OnlineInterlinear/OTpdf/gen32.pdf an interlinear, literal translation of Genesis 32:28
    • : And-he-is-saying not Jacob he-shall-be-said further name-of-you but rather that you-are-upright with Elohim and with mortals and-you-are-prevailing. (Thus one literal translation of ישרל, Israel, is "Upright with God"; ישר־ל Ishr-al.)
      1. (given name, male).
Israeli Tweet Definition of Israeli Like Definition of Israeli on Facebook
noun
  1. A person from Israel or of Israeli descent.
adjective
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Israel, the Israeli people.
Istanbul Tweet Definition of Istanbul Like Definition of Istanbul on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Largest city and former capital of Turkey.
isthmian Tweet Definition of isthmian Like Definition of isthmian on Facebook
adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to an isthmus, especially to the Isthmus of Corinth, in Greece.
Istria Tweet Definition of Istria Like Definition of Istria on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A peninsula in Croatia, Slovenia, and Italy, on the northeastern coast of the Adriatic Sea.
  2. A county in western Croatia.
Italic Tweet Definition of Italic Like Definition of Italic on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An Italic language
adjective
  1. of, or relating to Italy
  2. (context, linguistics) Pertaining to a subfamily of the w:Centum-Satem isogloss, Centum branch of the Indo-European language family, that includes Latin and other languages (as Oscan, Umbrian) spoken by the peoples of ancient Italy and also the Romance languages (Italian, French, Spanish, etc.); the group of ancient languages of this branch as contrasted with the modern Romance languages; Osco-Umbrian
The ancient languages that are now extinct include w:Oscan, w:Umbrian, and w:South Picene.
  1. (context, ancient history) Pertaining to various peoples that lived in Italy before the establishment of the Roman empire, or to any of several alphabet systems used by those peoples for writing their languages.
''There were several alphabets, one being the Etruscan alphabet.
Italy Tweet Definition of Italy Like Definition of Italy on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in southern Europe, one of the states of the European Union. Official name: The Italian Republic (in Italian, la Repubblica Italiana).
Ivory Coast Tweet Definition of Ivory Coast Like Definition of Ivory Coast on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Cte d'Ivoire or Cte d'Ivoire.

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