Definition of Greenlander in US English:

Greenlander

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Greenland.

    ‘the Greenlander guided him to a settlement’
    • ‘Most Greenlanders are a mix of native Inuit and the Danes who colonised their land in the 18th century.’
    • ‘He makes several comments about the disappearing native Greenlander culture.’
    • ‘Greenlanders are keen to show off a different side to their homeland this summer.’
    • ‘From lawyers to carpenters, every Greenlander hunts seal as a crucial source of nutrition.’
    • ‘The Greenlander tribe speak of a time when water covered the continents, and that is when the sea creatures were entombed in the sediments.’
    • ‘One young Greenlander in traditional dress waved an Australian flag, in honour of the princess's home land of Tasmania, Australia.’

Pronunciation

Greenlander

/ˈɡrēnləndər//ˈɡrinləndər/