desert island

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desert island

a small remote tropical island
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The 36-year-old star, who gave birth to son Leo three months ago, said: "They were going to do a helicopter shot and they left Johnny and me on a deserted island with no bathrooms.
After more than 24 years on this deserted island, with only each other and a Bible for company, Friday and I were visited last month by two UPS drivers who informed us that as the last two persons on the planet to be connected to the information highway, we had won a free media center from TimeWarner-CNN.
Like a deserted island surrounded by water, the Adak forest disrupts the monotony of the open tundra.
A fake story stating that Google Earth rescued a woman who was trapped on a deserted island for seven years has gone viral.
Each week she's invited a guest to choose eight records they would take to a deserted island, plus a book and a luxury.
Castaway (1986) A bored English girl (Amanda Donohoe) answers an ad to play girl Friday on a deserted island to an eccentric loner (played by Oliver Reed in one of his better performances).