One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the Pacific island group of Vanuatu or its people.‘the decision was made at a meeting in the Vanuatuan capital’
- ‘He has given his word to the foreign ministry that the Vanuatuan parliament will support his move.’
- ‘Their diplomats have been building contacts with Vanuatuan political heavyweights.’
- ‘He signed a diplomatic communique with the former Vanuatuan prime minister to establish official ties last November.’
- ‘They were the first of several million ordinary people who would perform the modern version of an ancient Vanuatuan manhood ritual.’
- ‘They did not oppose the Australian-led intervention in the Solomons nor withdraw the five Vanuatuan police officers from the force.’
A native or inhabitant of the Pacific island group of Vanuatu.‘Vanuatuans shouted with joy when they saw one group had caught the shark’
- ‘Settlers, generally unable to contract Fijian labour, preferred to hire Solomon Islanders or Vanuatuans.’
- ‘If our guys were Australians, they would at least pay them, but because these workers are Vanuatuans, they think they can get away with it.’
- ‘Among the military personnel are six Vanuatuans.’
- ‘The Vanuatuans in their walk are casual and will laughingly tell you about 'Vanuatu time'.’
- ‘Their side was made up mostly of Fijians and Vanuatuans, and with their lightning speed, they ran circles around the Australian backline.’
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