Definition of Robinsonade in English:

Robinsonade

(also Robinsonnade)

noun

  • A novel with a subject similar to that of Robinson Crusoe; a story about being marooned on a desert island or some similarly inhospitable place.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Robinsonade from the name of RobinsonCrusoe + -ade.

Pronunciation

Robinsonade

/ˌrɒbɪnsəˈneɪd/