Kurilian

adjective
Ku·​ril·​ian | \ k(y)üˈrilēən, -rēl- \

Definition of Kurilian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Kuril Islands
2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the people of the Kuril Islands

Kurilian

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of Kurilian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of the Kuril Islands

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History and Etymology for Kurilian

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 29 Nov. 2021.

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