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  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, the Pitcairn Islands.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of the Pitcairn Islands.


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  • A middle-aged Pitcairner confessed to asking an 11-year-old girl if she was having sex with her 11-year-old boyfriend, although he denied her allegation that he offered to practice with her to help her get ready.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • In 1921 the island magistrate, a Pitcairner, begged the British high commissioner for the Western Pacific, then located in Fiji, for help: “We are at a standstill concerning support of illegitimate children on the island.”

    Trouble in Paradise

  • Handsome and articulate, Tom has traveled more than any other Pitcairner, making at least two trips to the U.S. for speaking tours.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • 'I mean that when some one said, "Do you really mean to place those savage Melanesians among the immaculate Pitcairners?" the natural answer seemed to me to be, "I am not aware that you ever saw either a Pitcairner or a Melanesian."

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

  • A male Pitcairner had, at most, five women of similar age from which to choose a bride.

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