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Isle of Youth

Youth

Isle of Youth

youth

Youth

youth

noun

  1. an island belonging to Cuba, in the Caribbean Sea, off the SW coast of mainland Cuba. 1180 sq. mi. (3056 sq. km).

noun

  1. Isle of, an island in the Caribbean, a special municipality in S Cuba. 1182 sq. mi. (3060 sq. km).

noun

  1. See (Isle of) Youth

noun plural youths (juːðz)

  1. the quality or condition of being young, immature, or inexperiencedhis youth told against him in the contest
  2. the period between childhood and maturity, esp adolescence and early adulthood
  3. the freshness, vigour, or vitality characteristic of young peopleyouth shone out from her face
  4. any period of early developmentthe project was in its youth
  5. a young person, esp a young man or boy
  6. young people collectivelyyouth everywhere is rising in revolt

noun

  1. Isle of Youth an island in the NW Caribbean, south of Cuba: administratively part of Cuba from 1925. Chief town: Nueva Gerona. Pop: 80 600 (2002 est). Area: 3061 sq km (1182 sq miles)Former name: Isle of Pines Spanish name: Isla de la Juventud (ˈizla ðe la xuβenˈtuð)
n.

Old English geoguð “youth,” related to geong “young,” from West Germanic *jugunthiz (cf. Old Saxon juguth, Old Frisian jogethe, Middle Dutch joghet, Dutch jeugd, Old High German jugund, German Jugend, Gothic junda “youth”), from the source of young (adj.)) + Proto-Germanic abstract noun suffix *-itho (see -th (2)).

The West-Germanic form was altered from Proto-Germanic *juwunthiz by influence of its contrast, *dugunthiz “ability” (source of Old English duguð). In Middle English, the medial -g- became a yogh, which then disappeared.

They said that age was truth, and that the young
Marred with wild hopes the peace of slavery
[Shelley]

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