Astorian

1 of 2

noun

As·​to·​ri·​an
aˈstōrēən,
əˈ-,
-ȯr-
plural -s
: a fur trader of the Astoria trading post

Astorian

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adjective

"
: relating to the Astoria trading post or to its activities

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Astoria, former trading post in Oregon (now site of Astoria, Oregon) founded 1811 by John J. Astor †1848 American merchant + English -an

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“Astorian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Astorian. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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