from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person from Greenland or of Greenlandic descent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A native of Greenland.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An inhabitant of Greenland, a large island in the arctic regions, belonging to Denmark, northeast of and nearly adjoining North America, and settled only along the west coast, the interior and east coast being covered with ice and snow.
As a half-Greenlander, she has always felt like a misfit in Denmark, the country that colonized her birthplace.
Nationality: noun: Greenlander (s) adjective: Greenlandic
Ethnic groups: Greenlander 88% (Inuit and Greenland-born whites), Danish and others 12% (2000)
Greenlandnoun: Greenlander (s) adjective: Greenlandic
The growling had alerted the occupants of the tent, and a flap opened, revealing a Greenlander woman wearing a traditional sealskin parka, her dark hair tied back and embellished with beads.
The Greenlander woman sat down beside Lanowski at the computer workstation on the right-hand side of the room, positioning her laptop on the available corner of the desk and stacking her papers and books neatly on the floor to give the others space to stand.
They had been followed from the lower deck by the shambling form of Lanowksi and by one of the Greenlander scientists, an Inuit woman of striking appearance who pointed to the coffee machine as they entered the room.
They all looked up as Macleod entered, and Jack could see several bearded blond men with ne Danish flag on their parkas, a couple of native Greenlander faces, and a number of men and women wearing the navy blue sweaters of the US Air Force.
The early Greenland Vikings stood 5′7″ or taller but by about 1400, Lamb 1966 states that the average Greenlander was probably less than five feet tall.
Talking about peoples “hunches”, I just had a conversation this afternoon with one of my customers, a native Greenlander, who visits my dry-clean shop every summer he and his wife visits Denmark on holidays and bringing their wardrobe with them for cleaning, as they have no such businesses in Greenland.
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