Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A native of Greenland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person from Greenland or of Greenlandic descent.

Etymologies

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Greenland +‎ -er

Examples

  • Nationality: noun: Greenlander (s) adjective: Greenlandic

    Greenland

  • Greenlandnoun: Greenlander (s) adjective: Greenlandic

    Nationality

  • As a half-Greenlander, she has always felt like a misfit in Denmark, the country that colonized her birthplace.

    A Hot Thriller From A Cold Climate

  • Ethnic groups: Greenlander 88% (Inuit and Greenland-born whites), Danish and others 12% (2000)

    Greenland

  • 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.

    Crusader Gold

  • 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.

    Crusader Gold

  • 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.

    Crusader Gold

  • 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.

    Crusader Gold

  • 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.

    Crusader Gold

  • 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.

    Crusader Gold

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