Kurilian

1 of 2

adjective

Ku·​ril·​ian
k(y)üˈrilēən,
-rēl-
1
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Kuril Islands
2
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the people of the Kuril Islands

Kurilian

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
: a native or inhabitant of the Kuril Islands

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Kuril islands, group of islands south of Kamchatka belonging to the U.S.S.R. + English -ian, adjective suffix

Noun

Kuril islands + English -ian, noun suffix

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“Kurilian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kurilian. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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