Orcadian


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Or·ca·di·an

 (ôr-kā′dē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to the Orkney Islands or their people, dialect, or culture.
n.
A native or resident of the Orkney Islands.

[From Latin Orcades, the Orkney Islands.]

Orcadian

(ɔːˈkeɪdɪən)
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Orkney
adj
of or relating to Orkney
[from Latin Orcades the Orkney Islands]
Translations
Orcadien

Orcadian

[ɔːˈkeɪdɪən]
1. adjdelle Orcadi
2. nabitante m/f delle Orcadi
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With excellent packaging, extensive sleeve notes, and thirty-three diverse musical offerings, this CD is a valuable and informative addition to Topic Records' Voice of the People series and a welcome contribution to scholarship on Orcadian music.
In Orkney today the people speak a distinctive dialect of Scots that they call Orcadian.
It was the six-year-old's first success carrying the colours of Ian Rushby after trainer James eustace, who persuaded Jeff Smith to pay 35,000gns for him as a yearling, bought him back for 25,000gns at last year's horses-in-training sale, a big attraction both times having been that he is by the unsung kirkwall, sire of his runaway 2004 St Simon winner Orcadian.
Later robbing evidently made this a complex excavation, and dating of Orcadian Norse sites is notoriously difficult given the paucity of datable finds.
The record represents a progression from his 2010 album Notes From an Island, which was a reflection on his Orcadian heritage, and also last year's Bless The Wind, and has garnered praise from the critics.
It ran to the end of January 2011 and confirms her importance in contemporary Orcadian culture.
Damon Albarn collaborator Simon Tong, Orcadian legend Erland Cooper and Yorkshire/Irish lass Hannah Peel create chemistry with gripping tales of historical shame and endurance.
WALKING IN ORKNEYS: Wilderness Scotland (0131 625 6635) offers final places on Orkney walking break to explore ancient landscapes, fascinating history, Orcadian hospitality and a wealth of sea and bird life, departing May 12.
The name is derived from the Orcadian word for "natural light".
The "trips" describe life for fish, arthropods, and plants in the early Devonian; an early Devonian land-based ecosystem connected to the ancient hot springs and geysers of Rhynie; the shore and fish life of an mid Devonian Orcadian lake; the causes of a mass kill of fish in the late Devonian; the environment of some of the last of the trilobites in the early Carboniferous; the shores of the Carboniferous sea, nearby swamps and forests, and the influence of active volcanoes on the forest; a dune system of the early Permian and its associated reptiles; a Jurassic seashore; ammonite habitats in the mid Jurassic; and the effect of a major tsunami on a late Jurassic landscape and its wildlife.
Orcadian was another favourite from Newmarket, but there were ominous signs when this character horse did not want to go to the start and after challenging winner Papini early in the straight, he soon faded.
James Eustace believes a hike the weights is the main obstacle facing Orcadian in the ladbrokes.