Translation for 'insular' from English to Russian
ADJ   insular | more insular | most insular
SYNO insular | parochial
узколобый {adj} [разг.] [перен.]insular [narrow-minded]
островной гигантизм {м}
insular gigantism
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Usage Examples English
  • Another bizarre insular anatine was "Bambolinetta" from the Late Miocene of Tuscana, then part of the Tuscano-Sardinian insular landmass.
  • Following the example of the other insular community in Spain, all roads in the Canary Islands are under the authority of either the regional government or one of the several Island Councils ("cabildo insular").
  • The insular lobe is a portion of the cerebral cortex that has invaginated to lie deep within the lateral sulcus.
  • The insular cortex has been suggested to have a role in anxiety disorders, emotion dysregulation, and anorexia nervosa.
  • It was the only insular municipality in the Gulf of Finland that was not ceded to the Soviet Union. The other insular municipalities were Suursaari, Tytärsaari, Lavansaari and Seiskari.

  • Due to the reduced sexual selection of insular species, they tend to exhibit reduced sexual coloration so as to conserve the energy that this demands.
  • All surviving copies of the "Proverbia" have an insular connection and its circulation, even on the continent, seems to have been limited to insular scholars.
  • It has been found evidence supporting the idea that the evolution of genetically distinct insular populations represents an entry into the taxon cycle, leading to the extinction of the insular endemic populations.
  • The Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP) is a Spanish association of local entities that groups town councils, provincial councils, insular councils and insular cabildos.
  • Eiderstedt Frisian is attributed to the insular dialects, but there are also characteristics of the mainland dialects.

  • Each one of the three main islands is administered, along with its surrounding minor islands and islets, by an insular council ("consell insular" in Catalan) of the same name.
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