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Robinson Crusoe


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The hero of Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe of 1719, a shipwrecked English sailor who, by virtue of his own ingenuity, survives for years on a small tropical island.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A fictional castaway.
  • proper n. Denotes something isolated and independent

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the hero of Daniel Defoe's novel about a shipwrecked English sailor who survives on a small tropical island


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