Marquesan

noun
Mar·​que·​san | \ mär-ˈkā-zᵊn How to pronounce Marquesan (audio) , -sᵊn \

Definition of Marquesan

1 : a native or inhabitant of the Marquesas Islands
2 : the Polynesian language of the Marquesans

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Marquesan adjective

First Known Use of Marquesan

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Marquesan

Marquesas Islands

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“Marquesan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marquesan. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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