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  • n. Plural form of kelper.


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  • However, the kelpers, as the island's residents are informally called, are warily scrutinizing recent Argentine moves.

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  • There are 1,800 kelpers on the Falklands and a lot has been done to preserve their chosen allegiances and way of life.

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  • Like many of the 3,000 other kelpers, as Falklanders are often called because of the seaweed found on the islands, he is a descendant of 19th-century British immigrants.

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  • He realized that "che," a term of affection that kelpers use and which Mr. Peck used to address his mother, must have come from Argentina, where it appears in everyday speech.

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