Insularity

In`su*lar"i*ty

(?), n. [Cf. F. insularit.]
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1. The state or quality of being an island or consisting of islands; insulation.
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The insularity of Britain was first shown by Agricola, who sent his fleet round it.
Pinkerton.
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2. Narrowness or illiberality of opinion; prejudice; exclusiveness; as, the insularity of the Chinese or of the aristocracy.
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