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.]
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Orcadian

(ɔːˈkeɪdɪən)
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Orkney
adj
of or relating to Orkney
[from Latin Orcades the Orkney Islands]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Translations
Orcadien

Orcadian

[ɔːˈkeɪdɪən]
1. adjdelle Orcadi
2. nabitante m/f delle Orcadi
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