Definition of Martiniquan in English:

Martiniquan

(also Martinican)

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of the Caribbean island of Martinique, an overseas region of France.

    ‘the celebrated Martiniquan psychiatrist’
    • ‘The music and dance, especially of a sensuous variety, are distinctly Martinican.’
    • ‘A pretty Martiniquan girl came to Port of Spain for Carnival.’
    • ‘The celebrated Martiniquan psychiatrist worked in Algeria.’
    • ‘In 1939, the young Martiniquan poet had returned from France.’
    • ‘Much Martinican cuisine is prepared from seafood and shellfish.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of the Caribbean island of Martinique, an overseas region of France.

    ‘most were native Martiniquans’
    • ‘As full citizens of France, Martinicans are members of the European community.’
    • ‘The Martiniquan won the French Goncourt Prize in 1921.’
    • ‘The young Martiniquan was back for the international competition.’

Pronunciation

Martiniquan

/ˌmɑːtɪˈniːk(ə)n/