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EnglishEdit

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  • island-wide

EtymologyEdit

island +‎ -wide

AdjectiveEdit

islandwide (not comparable)

  1. Extending throughout an island.
    • 2009, January 2, “Jackie Calmes”, in ‘Hail to Chief’ Ambience for President in Waiting[1]:
      Mr. Obama's determined effort to remain out of power for now extended to Oahu's islandwide loss of electricity last Friday and Saturday.

AdverbEdit

islandwide (not comparable)

  1. Throughout an island.
    • 2011, Stormy Cozad, Kauai: 100 Years in Postcards (page 43)
      The bakery added bread and delivered it islandwide.