From Latininsularis (“of or belonging to an island”), from insula (“an island”), perhaps, from in (“in”) + salum (“the main sea”).
French insulairefrom Late Latin īnsulārisfrom Latin īnsulaisland
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Insular Sentence Examples
Politically supreme, the count became master of the insular Church.
I became very isolated and insular, very unhappy.
Subsequently it reverted to its insular condition, in which state it has remained."
The walls, both insular and continental, can be traced throughout their whole circuit; and in many places, especially round the acropolis, at the N.E.
There is a general tendency among these insular birds to vary more or less from their continental representatives, and this is especially shown by the former having always darker plumage and stronger bills and legs.