One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic or its inhabitants.‘many of these introductions had a colossal impact on the St. Helenian landscape’
- ‘Preparing that project [on Tristan da Cunha English] left no doubt that St Helenian English had considerable impact on the variety I set out to study.’
- ‘If only we could return there, and see again some of the sights that are uniquely St Helenian.’
- ‘The London native married a St Helenian woman and emigrated there five years ago.’
- ‘The officers are British and St. Helenian and the crew is St. Helenian and Tristanian.’
- ‘She was one of the daughters of Alexander and Frances Cotton, his mother being one of the St. Helenian women who saw Napoleon in the flesh.’
A native or inhabitant of the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic.‘a St. Helenian who has lived in Stanley for 12 years’
- ‘The annual payout that the St Helenians already get makes them one of the most heavily subsidised communities in the world.’
- ‘The St Helenians (referred to as "Saints" by themselves) are of mixed origin.’
- ‘The St Helenians are inviting international hotels and businessmen to run the place.’
- ‘My wife and I happily travelled to St Helena to collect first-hand recordings of the St Helenians.’
- ‘The number of St Helenians working abroad, mostly in the Falklands and Britain, has reached almost half the working population.’
St. Helenian/ˌsnt (h)iˈlēnən/
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