I'ELAND, n. i'land. [L. aqua,and land. This is the genuine English word, always used in discourse, but for which is used island, an absurd compound of Fr.isle and land, which signifies land in water-land, or rather ieland-land.]

1. A portion of land surrounded by water; as Bermuda, Barbadoes, Cuba, Great Britain, Borneo.

2. A large mass of floating ice.