Übersetzung für 'eyot' von Englisch nach Deutsch
NOUN   an eyot | eyots
eyot [ait]
Werder {m} [seltener {n}] [Flussinsel]
eyot [Br.]kleine Insel {f} [im Fluss]
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Übersetzung für 'eyot' von Englisch nach Deutsch

eyot [ait]
Werder {m} [seltener {n}] [Flussinsel]geogr.
eyot [Br.]
kleine Insel {f} [im Fluss]
Anwendungsbeispiele Englisch
  • Guards Club Island, also known as Bucks Ait or bucks' eyot is an island in the River Thames connected by footbridge by to Maidenhead, Berkshire accommodating a pier adjoining the Sounding Arch part of the railway bridge which was built in 1838 to designs by Brunel.
  • Headpile Eyot is long and narrow eyot in the River Thames, situated just above Bray Lock. It is also near the village of Bray, Berkshire.
  • The "l" was probably inserted out of confusion with the common place-name element "holm", Old Norse for a small island or eyot.
  • During the construction, the remains of a late Bronze Age settlement on a former eyot were investigated on the west bank of the Thames.
  • In England, a river island in the Thames is referred to as an "ait" (or "eyot").

  • Its toponym "Sonning" is derived from the Anglo-Saxon chieftain "Sunna" and "Eye" meaning "island" (cf. "eyot") since it is a small gravel mound surrounded by the river's flood plain.
  • It is known that in 1766 the Firework Ait, Windsor was likewise called Piper's Eyot and had another name before its later renaming.
  • An ait ([...] , like "eight") or eyot (...) is a small island. It is especially used to refer to river islands found on the River Thames and its tributaries in England.
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