from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Selkirk, Alexander 1676-1721. Scottish sailor who was marooned (1704-1709) on an island off Chile and is thought to have inspired Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (published 1719).
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- proper n. A town in the Scottish Borders region.
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- n. Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
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