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ISLA (EEZ-luh)

Spanish for island

Common clues: Madonna's “La ___ Bonita”; Mallorca, e.g.; Puerto Rico, por ejemplo; Hispaniola, por ejemplo; Cuba, to Carlos; ___ Mujeres, Mexico; Spanish key

Crossword puzzle frequency: 3 times a year

Frequency in English language: 45829 / 86800

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An island or isle is any piece of land that is completely surrounded by water. Very small islands are called islets. Emergent land features on an atoll are sometimes called islets. A key or cay is another name for a relatively small island or islet. An island in a river or lake is called an eyot.

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There are three main types of islands: continental islands, river islands, and volcanic islands. There are also artificial islands. A grouping of related islands is called an archipelago.

The word island comes from the island nation of Iceland, whose name in Icelandic is Island.

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ISLA (153) 24 We- >1 09 Madonna's "La ___ Bonita"

12 We+ >1 09 Cuba, por ejemplo

10 We- >1 03 Mallorca, e.g.

5 We- >1 08 ___ Mujeres, Mexico

4 Fr- >1 05 It's surrounded by agua

07 Madonna hit, "La ___ Bonita"

4 Th- >1 06 Puerto Rico, por ejemplo

4 Th+ >1 04 Site in el mar

00 ___ de Pascua

3 Tu >1 08 "La ___ Bonita" (Madonna hit)

3 Th- >1 04 "La ___ Bonita" (Madonna song)

3 We >1 06 Destinación de vacaciones

3 Tu >1 04 Majorca, for one

3 We >1 02 Mallorca, por ejemplo

01 "___ Bonita"

09 Actress Fisher

2 Th- >1 09 Actress Fisher of "Wedding Crashers"

2 Th NYT 93 Cuba, for one

2 We- LAT 05 Cuba, to Carlos

2 Tu >1 06 Cuba, to Castro

2 We- LAT 09 Cuba, to Cubans

2 Th >1 06 Gran Canaria, for one

2 Th NYT 02 Hispaniola, e.g.

01 Madonna's was bonita

2 Tu >1 09 Mallorca or Menorca, por ejemplo