Fijian

noun
Fi·​ji·​an | \ ˈfē-(ˌ)jē-ən How to pronounce Fijian (audio) , fi-ˈjē-ən How to pronounce Fijian (audio) \

Definition of Fijian

1 : a member of a Melanesian people of Fiji
2 : the Austronesian language of the Fijians

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Fijian adjective

First Known Use of Fijian

1809, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fijian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fijian. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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